Dead Tease by Victoria Houston

By Victoria Houston

A sizzling August afternoon and Midwest hospital CEO John McNeil has been operating overdue. engaged on his most recent conquest, that's. Jen Williams is twenty-six, in control of pics for the hospital's PR division—and really beautiful in a fit, athletic form of means. She is speedy to snort and a bit too fast to fall for men. She is not any virgin. and she or he is one in all 3 women—including his wife—intimately acquainted with McNeil.

When Jen's younger physique is located with a unmarried stab wound in the course of the middle, suspicion falls on either McNeil's spouse, who insists she is being stalked, and the notable medical institution health practitioner with whom he had simply ended an affair. strain to discover the killer falls on Loon Lake Police leader Lewellyn "Lew" Ferris and Dr. Paul "Doc" Osborne, the retired dentist and forensic dental professional whom she has deputized to assist with the investigation—when they aren't taking a holiday for fishing and different own objectives. while the mayor calls for Lew take early retirement—and document has to babysit his teenage granddaughter who won't cease texting—the frustrations mount.

Desperate for a number of hours off—and persuaded by way of Ray Pradt (a fishing consultant who wears a filled trout on his head, so that they must have recognized better)—to attempt fly fishing from kayaks, document and Lew locate themselves in life-and-death straits at the river. This ends up in an unforeseen and macabre discovery that simply may possibly holiday the case.

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7 March: Febreristas attack the police station in Asunción, igniting a civil war in which the Febreristas, the Liberals, and the PCP rebel against Morínigo. August: The Colorados and an army officer named Alfredo Stroessner crush the rebellion. November: Juan Natalicio González, the leader of a Colorado faction called the guionistas, wrests the party’s presidential nomination from Federico Chávez, the leader of another Colorado faction called the democráticos. 1948 February: Natalicio González is elected president unopposed.

Unlike the PCB, the ALN adopted armed struggle. In 1968 the ALN members robbed banks, honing their guerrilla skills and gathering funds. Then they turned to major operations. S. Ambassador Charles Elbrick, an event dramatized in the feature film Four Days in September. Elbrick was released unharmed on 8 September 1969 after the government broadcast the guerrillas’ manifesto and released 15 political prisoners, exiling them to Mexico. Though successful, the kidnapping brought reprisals. Between 1969 and 1971, government death squads rounded up hundreds of ALN members across Brazil.

Carina Perelli, “From Counterrevolutionary Warfare to Political Awakening: The Uruguayan and Argentine Armed Forces in the 1970s,” Armed Forces and Society 20, no. 1 (1993): 25–49. 3. John Dinges, The Condor Years: How Pinochet and His Allies Brought Terrorism to Three Continents (New York: New Press, 2004); J. Patrice McSherry, Predatory States: Operation Condor and Covert War in Latin America (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005). 4. Serge Schmemann, “Transitional Justice: How to Face the Past, Then Close the Door,” New York Times, 8 April 2001, national edition.

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