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Extraordinary - Chapter Five
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"He was murdered?" Allie gasped, all the colour draining from her face in shock. "But...that doesn't make sense. Who would want to murder Terry?"
"That's what we're trying to find out," DCI Bell said. "An ex-girlfriend with a grudge, perhaps?"
His keen eyes never left her face, studying her acutely, like a bug in a specimen jar. Allie felt sickness rising in her stomach as it suddenly dawned on her what he was here for.
"Oh my God, you're talking about me," she whispered. "You can't seriously think I did it?"
Bell shrugged his shoulders, his expression impassive, giving nothing away. "You know the drill, Miss Castiel. We're investigating everyone with a motive. And, from what I've heard, you definitely have one of those. Where were you last night?"
"A motive? I broke up with Terry nearly a year ago. I hadn't even seen him in all of that time until yesterday. Why would I suddenly kill him?"
"I don't know – jealousy, spite, revenge...take your pick!" Bell suggested gr