By C. S. Forester
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Okay. Let me get this straight. ” Rising, Rachel began to pace in the cluttered lounge, grateful now that she’d been running late. All the other teachers had returned to their classrooms, and she and Marta had the place to themselves. “I considered that. But I can’t. ” Marta took a long swallow of soda and drummed her fingers on the table. “It’s like one of those late-night sci-fi movies you watched as a kid that gave you nightmares for weeks. ” Folding her arms across her chest, Rachel shook her head.
A woman speaking now. “And Rachel isn’t the type to go for any of that supernatural stuff. We’ve worked together for two years, and she’s very levelheaded. ” “That’s understandable. I mean, come on, Marta. ” “I know. If it wasn’t Rachel telling me this, I’d dismiss it. ” The sound of ice tinkling in a glass. ” “Honey, if she shows up at the station, no one will take her seriously. They’ll listen to her story with a straight face, but once she’s gone, everyone will have a good laugh. Trust me on this.
My heart started pounding. I got dizzy. I could feel my adrenaline pumping. ” “No. And I’m not some psychic nut. I don’t even believe in that stuff. ” Nick debated his next move. He was already running late for dinner, and prolonging this interview was a waste of time. He needed to get the woman’s address and phone number, thank her for coming, and get rid of her. That was the best way to handle this. The way he always handled these cases. But Rachel Sutton’s earnest eyes sucked him in. She believed her story, whether he did or not.
Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies (Hornblower Saga) by C. S. Forester