Things aren't always what they seem and what appears to be an open-and-shut-case isn't. With more twists and turns than a Texas tornado, this mystery will have you guessing till the very end.
Murder at Midnight
You'd never think the local preacher would kill his wife, but the unthinkable happens and this quiet community will never be the same.
Why did Carla tell her husband about the affair when she did? Why did she have to tell him at all? It was Saturday evening, May 11th, when she received the anonymous call. The lady on the phone was very upset. She had seen Carla with Troy that day and had seen them kiss and caress. It was at the Marlow Walmart, some 30 or 40 miles away.
Perhaps the distance had given Carla a sense of security. Perhaps she had thought they were far enough away. Far
enough to avoid certain spectators. Far enough to avoid the peering eyes of family and friends.... and church members. Carla is the pastor's wife and, as the pastor's wife, you can't carry on like this in broad daylight. Leastways, not here. Not in these parts. This is rural Oklahoma, the buckle of the Bible belt where folks still pray, where the flag still waves, and where the Ten Commandments are still regarded as commandments. Not suggestions.
The caller was very distraught and asserted, "If you don't tell your husband what's goin' on, I'm gonna tell him for you!" With panic in her voice, Carla demanded, "Who is this?!" But the caller wouldn't say. She wouldn't identify herself, but only hung up the phone. more...