Flashpoint - Harlequin Intrigue, No 227 Author:Leona Karr "Diddle diddle dumpling, poor young John," began the macabre Mother Goose rhyme that arrived on Gail Richards's doorstep. — "Killed in the street, his life blood gone." A tragic accident had almost cost Gail her life, and had caused the death of a teenage boy. It was only with the care and attention of counselor Curtis O... more »39;Mallory that she was just beginning to forget the past.
"One shoe off . . . and one shoe on," But along with the rhyme came a gaily wrapped package and the soiled sneaker inside was a grim reminder to Gail taht there was someone who couldn't - and wouldn't - forget.
Locked windows, bolted doors and Curtis's arms were no protection against the faceless fiend whose chilling presents - a battered doll and a sheaf of dead roses - proved her tormentor wouldn't rest until Gail was "Dead in the street," like "Poor young John".« less