Chapter 19-Aly
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Chapter 19



Detective Walker must have been a wonderful mother, and I let her refresh her skills on me. I was still … busy at the sink when I heard her tell someone that I was fine, I just had a touch of the flu, to go back in the bedroom until I felt better.

She gave me a while before she said, “If you can pull yourself together, now would be a good time.  Your sister is worried about you.”  She helped me back to the table, into one of those dreadful chairs.

I crossed my arms over my stomach and rocked.  I could feel the tears dripping down my cheeks, but I couldn’t stop them.  I just rocked and made these horrible animal noises.  I couldn’t speak.

“Would you like some tea?”...

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