"That's kind of different. What's your wife's name?"
"We're divorced." He tapped the notebook page in her hand. "Do your best with
this." Liza went out.
Petrov searched Amanda's room. Not from top to bottom, but from bottom to
top. Long ago he'd learned that the best discoveries were made low down. He
knelt, took out his pencil flash, shone it under Amanda's bed; and made a
discovery right awaya Hallmark card, torn in three pieces. As he rose to
examine it, a tiny, penny-size headache popped up above his left eye, centered
perhaps three centimeters behind his brow.
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