The Company You Keep (Kendra Clayton Mysteries, Book 1) by Angela Henry

By Angela Henry

Following within the footsteps of Valerie Wilson Wesley and Janet Evanovich, Angela Henry introduces an not going heroine in Kendra Clayton, whose style middle and curious nature hold pulling her into difficulty.
Hard as she tried,twenty-eight-year-old Kendra Clayton by no means particularly broke out of her place of birth of Willow, Ohio. Now she works part-time as a GED teacher and beefs up her source of revenue by means of hostessing at her uncle’s eating place, absorbing the neighborhood gossip. It’s a quiet lifestyles, yet Kendra hasn’t given up desire that someday Mr. correct will stroll during the door. meanwhile, her sleepy hole is set to get a impolite awakening, and Kendra is set to get a few excitement—though it’s now not rather what she had in mind…
When Kendra hears that her pal and co-worker, Bernie Gibson, is eventually able to kick her dishonest gigolo boyfriend to the cut down, she couldn’t be happier. Forty-something Bernie merits a lot better—and so do the entire different ladies Jordan Wallace has been concerned with. in reality, Kendra hopes they by no means set eyes on his mendacity face back. And she’s approximately to get her want.
Before she has an opportunity to finish the connection, Bernie discovers Jordan’s brutally murdered physique on her estate. the 1st name she makes is to Kendra, the second one is to 911. because the get stuck up in a sequence of police interviews, Bernie asks Kendra to withhold a few doubtless innocuous details. within the identify of friendship, Kendra reluctantly is of the same opinion. yet quickly Kendra’s prefer finally ends up implicating her within the crime.
The simply method Kendra can keep herself—and the good friend she believes is innocent—is via performing some investigating of her personal. And the nearer she seems to be, the extra suspects she unearths. Jordan used to be a guy that ladies enjoyed and hated—usually whilst. Now certainly one of them has crossed that skinny line. yet among Jordan’s prior and current conquests, which come with numerous girlfriends in various shades, and a series of emptied wallets and vengeful hearts, which you may be a killer? As Kendra’s interest attracts her deeper into the case, she additionally will get into an unforeseen charm to a guy who may well carry the lacking piece of the puzzle—if she will live on lengthy adequate to place it jointly.

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The Company You Keep (Kendra Clayton Mysteries, Book 1)

Following within the footsteps of Valerie Wilson Wesley and Janet Evanovich, Angela Henry introduces an not likely heroine in Kendra Clayton, whose sort middle and curious nature preserve pulling her into hassle.
Hard as she tried,twenty-eight-year-old Kendra Clayton by no means rather broke out of her native land of Willow, Ohio. Now she works part-time as a GED teacher and beefs up her source of revenue through hostessing at her uncle’s eating place, absorbing the neighborhood gossip. It’s a quiet lifestyles, yet Kendra hasn’t given up desire that at some point Mr. correct will stroll throughout the door. meanwhile, her sleepy hole is ready to get a impolite awakening, and Kendra is ready to get a few excitement—though it’s no longer really what she had in mind…
When Kendra hears that her pal and co-worker, Bernie Gibson, is ultimately able to kick her dishonest gigolo boyfriend to the scale back, she couldn’t be happier. Forty-something Bernie merits a lot better—and so do all of the different girls Jordan Wallace has been concerned with. in reality, Kendra hopes they by no means set eyes on his mendacity face back. And she’s approximately to get her want.
Before she has an opportunity to finish the connection, Bernie discovers Jordan’s brutally murdered physique on her estate. the 1st name she makes is to Kendra, the second one is to 911. because the get stuck up in a chain of police interviews, Bernie asks Kendra to withhold a few doubtless risk free details. within the identify of friendship, Kendra reluctantly concurs. yet quickly Kendra’s prefer finally ends up implicating her within the crime.
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The relation of any events that Page 23 may have taken place between the two parties is postponed, so as to juxtapose Tom's gathering with Gatsby's, for the purpose of emphasizing the similarities and differences between them. This chapter is similar to the second in that its main purpose is to provide background, though this time it is the milieu of Jay Gatsby that is under scrutiny. The opening paragraphs, describing a typical Gatsby party rather than a specific occasion, are much-acclaimed examples of Fitzgerald's style and his ability to create a mood.

The action becomes symbolic of the moral disorder of the participants, and human behavior is seen to be the equivalent of the desolate ash heap presented in the chapter's opening paragraphs. Chapter III Moving from the second to the third chapter the reader goes directly from one party to another. The relation of any events that Page 23 may have taken place between the two parties is postponed, so as to juxtapose Tom's gathering with Gatsby's, for the purpose of emphasizing the similarities and differences between them.

Sloane He and his lady friend snub Gatsby one afternoon when they stop at his house with Tom. Michaelis A young Greek who operates a coffee shop next door to Wilson's garage. Pammy Buchanan Tom and Daisy's daughter. She appears momentarily as a possession to be displayed. Henry C. Gatz Jay Gatsby's father. A solemn, helpless old man who takes pride in his son's prosperity. Chapter Commentaries Chapter I The appearance of Nick Carraway as the first-person narrator of The Great Gatsby represents a new step in Fitzgerald's fictional Page 17 technique.

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