Last week, Julia found herself with an unexpected visitor who has just demanded — at gunpoint — she leave a note of farewell for Holden. I had to skip a few parts thereafter due to heavy spoilers, which brings us to this point, when Holden has just realized who has Julia.
Holden tore out of the lot, leaving an inch of rubber on the pavement. A group of scantily dressed beachgoers shied away from the sidewalk when he bounced off the curb. “Not even close,” he muttered, sliding out of the turn and fishtailing down the street, heading back in the direction from which he’d come. He didn’t have a plan, but he had an idea. William Clancy had been around Barrier Shoals PD for as long as anyone could remember, and he knew the town like no one else. Maybe he’d have the piece Holden was missing.
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