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A Sunny Morning in May
I his is not about sex," the woman said.
With my trusty mechanical pencil, I wrote "not about sex" beneath her name, "Katrina Bates."
"He’s had many affairs, practically since day one of our marriage. On the second night of our honeymoon, he made a pass at our waitress."
I wrote, "Day one. Second night. Waitress." I stared at the words. Wouldn’t that be day two?
"I was returning from the rest room and there it was: his hand rubbing her bottom.
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RICHARD YANCEY is the author of the YA novels The Monstrumologist and The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, which recently sold in a major deal to New Regency Pictures. His memoir, Confessions of a Tax Collector, was named one of the ten best books of the year by The Christian Science Monitor. This is his third mystery in the Highly Effective Detective series.