The week before she left her father died. He was murdered. Some said that it had to do with his wife’s mental state; others said that he’d been caught in some affair with another woman. When word got around, people said that if anyone should have been murdered in that family it should have been Laura’s mother.
By Forrest Cavale
That’s an excerpt from my short story The Witness which is in this summer’s issue of Carte Blanche Online Magazine.
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