The Man in the Darkness

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Mystery and Crime  |  House: Booksie Classic
A young woman finds herself entangled with a criminal.

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The Man in the Darkness, Chapter One

Submitted: February 08, 2009

A Chicago college student, Cassie Bennington, wakes up with a blistering hangover on a stranger’s sofa. Lucas Arnette seems friendly, though he seems curious about how much she remembers from the night before. Not much; just the nightclub--the drinks that were stronger than they seemed... and Lucas gives her a ride home. Nothing funny about him--he doesn't even seem to want to see her again.

But outside the same nightclub the police find a badly beaten man, carrying 30 grams of cocaine inside his jacket. Robbie LaMarche swears to Sergeant Nick Firenza that the cocaine was planted, and fingers a respected businessman. Before he can testify, LaMarche disappears. Read Chapter

Submitted: February 09, 2009

Robin LaMarche sat slumped in his chair across the table from Sergeant Nicolas Firenza. LaMarche’s pallor wasn’t just from the gray w... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 23, 2009

Monday Every day Cassie took the bus from Chicago’s West Side back to Lisle’s Park and Ride. It had been quiet on the bus, and sh... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 24, 2009

Tuesday Cassie turned in the summaries of the two short stories she had read. She knew they would rate a C only if Mr. Barnes wa... Read Chapter

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