I flipped through the book to find just the right teaser and landed on page 149. It made me curious. Murder? Oh. OH.
Officer Burnett sat at Pap’s desk, but not at Pap’s computer. He had pushed that relic to the edge, and sat typing away at a laptop. He didn’t look up. Above him, on the opposite wall, was a floorplan of Corner One. Floors 21 and 22 were circled in thick red marker.
“It’s shimmering,” she says, her voice low. “Like the hotel itself isn’t all here at once, all at the same time.” + “Blood drips down the elevator doors and pools over the tile floor of the lobby. The doors open, and it’s raining blood, staining the carpet and mirrored walls inside the elevator car.”