Lice, sir? suggested the orderly, suddenly sounding hopeful. Maybe she went down to the river to wash out the lice and drowned.
Ruso took a deep breath of fresh air before bending down and holding the lamp closer to the body.
She didnt drown, he said, lifting the girls chin with the tip of one finger. Look.
© Ruth Downie. Reporduced with permission of the publisher, Bloomsbury Group.
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