The pigeons returned. The three young girls with eyebrow rings sat down at the next table, chattering and tossing their hair. I put some euros on the table and stood up, knocking the chair over. Two words were drumming through my head: Get out. Get out. Get out.
...this morning, in a weak moment, I had let myself imagine what it would be like to live with him in this house. In fairness, I had always known that I would take second place behind his work, but once again it was painfully clear where I stood in his life. The outsider.
Beacon Hill, Boston
I began to walk towards them, needing to get air in my lungs. With no warning, the familiar world had taken on a new dimension. The threat of a pandemic was real—and Vanessa was the cause. And I, Emma Metcalf Streat, was a possible spreader of death and disease.
A woman. A murder. A mission. In Eugenia L. West's first mystery Without Warning, they come together to tell the riveting tale of Emma Streat, a dynamic ex-opera singer who has spent the past twenty years in Connecticut as wife and mother of two sons. But when Emma's mega-successful CEO husband dies in an unlikely hit and run accident, she starts her own hunt for his killer. She is plunged into the high stakes world of illegal weapons, global threats-and murders. She meets an intriguing British peer who works undercover to smoke out spies. But tracking down criminals is hazardous work and Emma pays a heartbreaking price.