“The Thirteenth Bride of Charlie Barnet” by David Corbett

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She says the worst's already happened, but she wants to tell the female police officer in private. About the guy they're looking for, the one who took her to a basement and wrapped her in cellophane. About how he changed his mind about her being the thirteenth bride.

The Thirteenth Bride of Charlie Barnet

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About the Author
David Corbett, a contributing editor for Writer’s Digest, is the author of five novels (including 2015’s The Mercy of the Night), the story collection Thirteen Confessions, and the writing guide The Art of Character. Patrick Anderson (Washington Post) described Done for a Dime as “one of the three or four best American crime novels I’ve ever read.” George Pelecanos remarked, “Corbett, like Robert Stone and Graham Greene before him, is crafting important, immensely thrilling books.”
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