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By Dorie McCullough Lawson
The summer time of 1995 marks Kate Colter's 15th 12 months within the small city of Hayden, Wyoming. a brand new Englander at middle, Kate loves her husband and daughter and is keen on her acquaintances. but, privately, she feels disconnected from the folks round her. Then alongside comes Tom Baxter. Her mother-in-law's new suitor from "back East," Tom instantly attracts Kate in together with his mild allure and interesting dialog, like a bit piece of the house she so misses. yet inconsistencies in his tales are piquing Kate's curiosity—and a chain of unusual and suspicious occasions is prime her to a terrifying end which can perpetually shatter her existence and the lives of these she loves.
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A woman has no right to complain about money if she doesn’t work. And don’t you tell me that taking care of your kids is working. Sure, it’s work, but plenty of women do both; I’ll tell you from experience, that’s a heck of a lot more work. If you make the choice to be a housewife, then you give up the right to complain about money. ” “You shut up, Lorraine Colter,” Dalene shouted back. “Not about that I won’t. ‘I want this, I want that, but we can’t afford it . . ” “Yup. Every time I’ve heard that kind of talk out of you.
I guess Tom came into the eye doctor’s office and Lorraine started chatting, as she always does. One thing led to another, and soon they had a plan to meet for coffee. ” The Bed Races are another Rodeo event. Teams of contestants dressed in pajamas jump on all kinds of wheeled beds at the top of High School Hill and race to the bottom. As George says, if you’ve seen it once, you’ve seen it a million times. ” Lorraine blushed. ” “Weird’s not the right word, Lorraine,” Tom said with a wide smile.
I wondered if George felt the same way. The heat was staggering. I remember my sunglasses slid down my sweaty nose, and Clara was tugging at my arm. • 37 • D O R I E M C C U L L O U G H L AW S O N “Mummy. Mummy. ” It must have been somewhat reluctantly that I turned my attention to Lorraine and my little girl. ” Lorraine pointed across the street. “Do you see that building there? ” It was now a brown popcorn shop called Bear Creek Traders. ” I nodded. Clara gripped my arm. ” Clara didn’t wait for an answer.