Because there was a bullet hole in the door,
Grace knew the door had to have been closed when the shot was fired, and it was
kicked open after the shooting. That told her Jerry was shot through the door
as he stood on the porch and he was no threat to anyone inside. Beverly later
admitted to inviting Jerry over and staging a break-in so she and Trent
wouldn’t have to wait seven more months to get married.
BJ Bourg is a veteran law enforcement officer and a freelance writer. Over 185 of his short stories and articles have been published in dozens of venues, and he is the author of four published mystery novels; JAMES 516, THE SEVENTH TAKING, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN, and HOLLOW CRIB.
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