By Mary McGarry Morris
Readers and critics were enchanted by way of Mary McGarry Morris’s unforgettable characters and masterly use of suspense in her 4 past novels, together with the bestselling Songs in usual Time. In her most up-to-date travel de strength, Gordon Loomis returns to a replaced global after twenty-five years in legal. His previous local is blighted by way of drug buyers; his brother is raring to aid yet is simply too stuck up in his personal existence; his unswerving pal Delores makes him notice that he’s simply as frightened of relationships as he's of going again to reformatory; and his inherent decency attracts the eye of a hungry baby whose survival threatens the delicate stability that's Gordon’s freedom.
Compelling and taut, suspenseful and compassionate, A gap within the Universe will proceed to resonate lengthy after the final web page is turned.
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Loomis,” the man echoed from the murky darkness. “Loomis,” he grunted, straining to raise himself up on one elbow. The only light came from the half-opened door. He held out his hand. ” He fumbled through blankets on the cot, then turned back, wearing sunglasses. “So, what? ” He belched. “You wanna be part of the Nash Street Market family? You wanna be on my team? ” Neil laughed, and so Eddie did. “I’m a real ball buster. Oh, yes, I am. Eddie’ll tell you,” he murmured, groping his way back down onto the cot.
CHAPTER 1 “ The way to look at it is, that was somebody else, some eighteen-year-old kid with the same name. ” His brother, Dennis, sat at the foot of the bed, watching him in the mirror. ” Gordon Loomis squinted through the blur of sweat. The jug-eared face was the same, bland, the deep chin cleft its only discernible feature. He dragged his starched sleeve across his forehead. He still wasn’t used to the heat of a proper room. The closeness of his brother’s voice seemed the only air to breathe.
A thick voice growled. Eddie opened the door an inch wide. “There’s a guy here,” he called in. ” A moan. “Yeah. ” “He’s big, Neil. ” “Oh, oh, oh,” came a groan as the man on the narrow cot struggled to get up. “But no lights. ” He shielded his eyes from the opening door. ” Eddie asked, then repeated it back. “Loomis,” the man echoed from the murky darkness. “Loomis,” he grunted, straining to raise himself up on one elbow. The only light came from the half-opened door. He held out his hand. ” He fumbled through blankets on the cot, then turned back, wearing sunglasses.
A Hole in the Universe by Mary McGarry Morris