By J. A. Jance
The Seattle that Beau knew as a tender policeman is disappearing. the town is awash within the aromas emanating from a glut of espresso bars, the local outdoor his apartment construction has sprouted gallery upon gallery, or even his lengthy adored diner has developed right into a stylish eatery for neighborhood hipsters. however the glam is exactly floor, for the grit lower than the city's fingernails is caked with blood. Beau and his new companion Sue Danielson, a suffering unmarried father or mother, are assigned the homicide of an aged girl torched to dying in her mattress. As their research proceeds, Beau and Sue develop into embroiled in a deadly sequence of occasions that might depart them and their case shattered -- and for Beau not anything will ever be a similar back.
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Then, if we were to get an answer, we would signals, they receive it well into the 21st century. Setting up two-way interstellar conversation is not But the effort goes on. We have sent unmanned space probes into space. Pioneer 10 and 11, launched in 1971 and 1972, will leave our solar system after visit- likely. ing the planet Pluto in 1991-92. It will take ten thou- sand years from the time they were launched before they pass through the belt of cometary debris. Scientists doubt the Pioneer space probes will enter 41 the orbit of another planet system in the next ten billion years.
Hynek and another member of the committee, Dr. James Harafer. Dr. Hynek said he felt the men were telling the truth. Landrum, her grandson Colby, and a friend, Betty Cash, were driving on a lonely Texas farm road between New Caney and Huffman. m. on December 29. ) It hovering over the road ahead of them. " stopped the car and got out to look. unbearable. So "As fire shot Landrum said. Landrum shoved her grandson back inside the car and got in, too, screaming for get back in. is still Moments it.
He said they probably had some sort of microwave burns. Soon Landrum' s hair fell out. When it grew back it was very white, and began falling out again. Even today it grows only two or three inches, then falls out. Cash, too, has many serious health problems, which Landrum blames on the night of the UFO. The officials deny it happened at all. " Landrum asks. In that same area, two months later, a teen-age girl and her brother were terrified by a similar object. It was hovering in a pasture behind their farm house.