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Tidewater Review The Coast Guard verified that J.D. and No Whiskey’s boat was the last one they had seen on the day of the murder. They were vigilant about patrolling the area since Crisfield was a notorious take-off point for alcohol bound for the market across the Bay. In addition, they are further stymied by a fast boat that is mysteriously able to completely disappear when the Coast Guard is on its tail. Ma x ac c ept s a r ide w it h h i s friends to the lighthouse to see if any evidence would give him a clue into the murder. He notes that blood on the f loor could not have come from the victim, who had no

marks. A knife on the f loor was obviously custom-made. And he wondered what was the purpose of a new antenna wire running from the living quarters up to the light at the peak of the tower? In the meantime, Allison is writing a feature story for a magazine assignment. The core of her article will illustrate the arguments, pro and con, for communion with the dead. Her research includes a seance with the local spiritualist, so at the moment she’s not much of a fellow-sleuth with Max. When she becomes active in his case, her role fits her ability to get information from her women friends in know-itall jobs: the library, the post office, the phone operator or just plain gos-

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