"About Amanda's age."
"What's his name?"
"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.
The foregoing is excerpted from Oblivion by Peter Abrahams. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced without written permission from HarperCollins Publishers, 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022
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