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By Shirley Damsgaard

Ophelia Jensen's sturdy witch granny Abigail revels in her paranormal powers. yet Ophelia by no means requested for her bothersome psychic talents -- particularly due to the fact they proved valueless while the thirty-something librarian's ally Brian was once murdered by means of a still-unknown assailant.

Now, 5 years later, one other good friend is long gone, killed in nearly exact model. Even pricey previous Abby isn't secure, distracted as she is via her struggle to avoid a major, mega-polluting pig-farming operation from invading their small Iowa city. And Ophelia can't expect her snarling, scoffing nemesis, police detective Henry Comacho, to get the activity performed, so she'll need to take concerns into her personal fingers. simply because a typical thread to the crimes -- and a potential subsequent sufferer -- is without warning turning into troublingly obvious . . . and it's Ophelia Jensen herself!

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So Arnold talked the deputy and the state cop into waiting," I finished. " Actually, Arnold hadn't precisely talked them into anything, but he can move block granite with his voice box when he's motivated. Discovering that neither of the officers knew what their next move should be, he'd simply told them what to do, and they had done it as if by reflex. Wade popped the cylinder back into the revolver and tightened the catch-screw. "Nothing more to be done about it, then, for now. " Wade's idea of trouble was no land, no lifeboats, and a bilge pump operating as ballast.

When you jack up a floor, you are allowed to raise the jack a scant quarter-inch per day; otherwise you end up with nice, high floor jacks around which the house has collapsed. Also, no one had told me about the sounds an old house makes while it is being lifted. An antique house, as it turned out, sags because it wants to, and the unholy creaks and groans of agonized protest that I endured all afternoon made a dead man's presence seem not only natural, but positively required. Sam hung up the telephone, and I heard him rummaging in the closet under the stairs.

And at the confident look in his pale grey eyes, the soothing, unhurried sound of his big, deep voice, and the easy, no-problem expression weathered into his rugged face, I'd felt a bull's-eye forming in bright, iridescent circles around my heart. Now Wade took the revolver back and closed the barrel up. "So how'd that happen? " "Well, the state guys didn't want to, at first," I replied. "There was too much wind to drive anywhere by then, but they were all for putting her on a fishing boat to Lubec, and having someone from Machias pick her up there.

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