By Lawrence Block
There's something frightening approximately Roberta Jardell’s Charleston home—and it’s not only the presence of a ghost
Every evening the apparition of a girl with a toddler visits Roberta Jardell in her room. And her followed daughter, Ariel, leaves her chilly. Now that she has given start to a son she feels much more alienated from the woman. Is her mind's eye getting the easiest of her, or does the unusual baby comprehend greater than she shall we on?
Suspenseful and jam-packed with vibrant characters, Ariel is a spine-tingling learn with twists, turns, and goals that experience the capability to develop into a terrifying reality.
This publication good points an illustrated biography of Lawrence Block, together with infrequent pictures and never-before-seen records from his own assortment, and a brand new afterword written via the writer.
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26 S T U A RT W O O D S Stone and Dino stopped laughing long enough to order booze for themselves and sodas for the boys. Ben and Peter launched into a comparison of their schools and the girls available at each. They agreed that there was a dearth of such companionship, just as their respective headmasters had intended. “I’m getting out in June,” Ben said. “So am I,” Peter replied. ” “Not yet,” Peter said. ” Ben asked, nodding at Stone and Dino. ” “Come with me,” Ben said. He got up and went to the bar, carry ing his soda, and Peter followed.
I’m getting out in June,” Ben said. “So am I,” Peter replied. ” “Not yet,” Peter said. ” Ben asked, nodding at Stone and Dino. ” “Come with me,” Ben said. He got up and went to the bar, carry ing his soda, and Peter followed. They entered into an intense con versation. “Maybe this was a good idea,” Dino said. “I think it was,” Stone said. He told Dino about their afternoon and the meeting with Leo Goldman, Jr. “So the kid’s graduating from high school at sixteen? ” “Trouble is, I don’t know if he’s mature enough to handle college.
Herbie’s on the phone,” she said. ” Stone picked up the phone. ” Stone took the papers from Joan. ” He did so. “Okay, they’re pretty standard. ” “Adultery? ” “It doesn’t matter. New York is the last state with no-fault divorce; it has to be for cause, the usual choices being adultery, cru elty, or mental cruelty. ” Herbie asked. ” Stone thought about it. “Well, it wasn’t your billion dollars, was it? ” “It’s gotta be,” Herbie said. ” “All right, how about this? I’ll draw up a petition for divorce claiming that she’s the adulterer.