Beware the Young Stranger Author:Ellery Queen What's the matter with you, Keith? — With her hand on the car door, she ventured a look over her shoulder. "Do you really want me to go?" — "Why not?" — "You're lying to me, you know. What happened in town?" — "All right," he said through stiff lips, "you're asking for it. Here it is. In town they're looking for me. They're saying I killed Aunt D... more »orcas."
She looked at him for several seconds as if she were about to giggle.
He caught her arm at the elbow and shook her slightly. "Did you hear me, Nancy?"
She continued to stand there and stare at nothing. Then a thread snapped inside her. With a clawing motion she put her hands to her face and started sobbing.« less