By Denise Swanson

Five-and-dime shop proprietor Devereaux "Dev" Sinclair moved to Shadow Bend for her kin. but if her long-lost mom indicates up on the town, she realizes an excessive amount of kinfolk will be killer...

Shadow Bend's library closed years in the past due to budgetary difficulties, so while a prosperous benefactor deals to reopen it, every body, together with Dev, is delighted. yet Dev's pleasure wanes while she realizes the mysterious donor is absolutely her runaway mom Yvette's newest husband, Jett Benedict.

Dev suspects that Yvette and Jett's intentions aren't as noble as they seem, yet sooner than she will observe what they're quite as much as, Jett turns up dead—and all clues aspect to Yvette because the major suspect.

Even even though Dev has no loyalty to Yvette, she's in a bind. environment the list instantly may perhaps turn out her mom is a killer. yet doing not anything may well get her mom booked for a criminal offense she didn't commit...

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Then he stabbed a small hole in each end of the roll and pulled the wires through to hold the coil in position. The roll-now a coil-was tacked to the board with thumbtacks. Dr. Miller, meanwhile, had taken the receiver from the telephone. Scotty strung yards of wire around the room and handed the loose end to Rick. That was the antenna. Then Scotty scraped a bright place on a water pipe with his knife and twisted a length of wire tightly around it. That was the ground. Rick and Dr. Miller made connections.

They’re called alpha, beta, gamma, and neutrons. Our sample has alpha and gamma. That means it doesn’t come from either bomb debris or from a reactor, because fission takes place in both, and there is almost always beta activity as well as gamma in the products of fission. But some isotopes of uranium and thorium have little beta, with some alpha and gamma, so Baxter concluded we had powdered uranium ore. There are many kinds of ore. Pitchblende is the best, but carnotite, which is a gray rock with yellowish streaks, is also good ore.

Rick did so, but there was only music from a nearby station, interspersed with local commercials. Before there was a chance to get a weather report they were rolling into town. Lansdalewas too small even to be called a “whistle stop,” because no trains came near it. An interstate bus route passed through on the main highway, and that was the sole link with the towns to north and south, except for private cars. Rick drove right up the main street. He saw a drugstore, an independent food market, a hardware-and-farm-supply store, a variety store, and two gas stations.

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