By Jess Lourey
Perhaps it is time for me to go away this loopy city, hightail it again to Minneapolis, and develop into a cat-collecting, fist-shaking, asexual English professor... livid after being stood up by way of neighborhood hottie Johnny Leeson, Mira comes to a decision to desert conflict Lake, Minnesota, the place the ladies are churchgoers, the lads wish to hunt, and the physique count number is above standard. but if a cheerleader bites the airborne dirt and dust, Mira loiters lengthy sufficient to snoop. Mira is extremely suspicious of the recent Millennium Bible Camp, a nerve-racking position with a Stepford better halves meets Hee Haw vibe. ahead of ditching conflict Lake, Mira is hell-bent on confronting her personal demons and catching a killer.
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I guess we’ll never know, huh? ” I liked myself a little less with every word that cracked out of my mouth, but I couldn’t stop. “You’re a good friend, and we should keep it that way. ” A pause. ” “It is. I’ll be sure to check in on your mom for you when you’re gone, okay? ” “Okay. Fine. ” “Johnny, I meant! Sorry. I was just putting away a book by some Jeff guy. It’s still early, for me. ” The name of my murdered ex-lover dangled heavy in the air between us, and I couldn’t for the life of me decide if I had thrown it out there on purpose.
Gary had chosen God over Kennie, and Johnny had chosen who-knows-what over me. ” “Hallelujah. ” “No, he got his sinuses drilled. They clean out all the junk and then stick some cotton tubes up the nostrils to absorb the blood. ” I threw up a little in my mouth. ” She sniffled. “And who else am I supposed to date? ” Ah, the Little House on the Prairie model of dating. Being from the tiny Minnesota town of Paynesville, I recognized this attitude. You could only go out with men you met at the Mercantile, or a friend of a friend you ran into on an occasional trip to Sleepy Eye for some poplin.
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August Moon by Jess Lourey