Dead Hunt (Diane Fallon Forensic Investigation, No. 5) by Beverly Connor

By Beverly Connor

Clymene O'Riley is in criminal for killing her husband-though Diane Fallon is bound she killed one other, and suspects she can have left a veritable graveyard of useless males in her wake. both means, Diane used to be satisfied to assist positioned her in the back of bars. So while Clymene informs her that one of many legal guards should be at risk from a serial killer, Diane is suspicious. And while Clymene escapes from prison, Diane turns into the leading suspect in a bloody homicide that places her within the course of an indignant killer who desires her dead...

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This is a good museum and a good place to work. Because of the efforts of Dr. Williams and Dr. Seeger, our geology department has one of the best reference collections in the country. Students from several large universities in the region come here to study our specimens. That kind of scholarly caliber was one of Milo Lorenzo’s goals for the museum. ’’ Diane wondered if her face looked as hot as it felt.

Their frowns deepened when they saw Diane. She must look as pissed off as she felt. Thomas Barclay looked at her with dark, serious eyes over glasses pushed forward on his nose. His 52 Beverly Connor bushy eyebrows met in the center as he frowned. She wondered how many loans he’d turned down with that weighty expression. Laura told her that he had been shocked to discover how much power Diane had and how little the board had. She said he had been lobbying Vanessa to make changes. Were it not that the governance was Milo’s plan—and as far as Vanessa was concerned, Milo was a saint—she might have considered it.

She also liked to blame others for her own lapses in judgment. How she must have enjoyed it when Ms. Boville called for her opinion. No one on the board ever did. It probably was not simple chance that led the reporter to the one board member who was most likely to speak unguardedly to her. Someone had primed the reporter and pointed her toward the weakest link. DEAD HUNT 51 Diane looked again at the byline—Janet Boville. She didn’t know her. She wondered if David could wheedle out of the reporter the name of the person who started this whole mess.

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