Continued from last week where Collin Brody, the wealthy man hot on the trail to find his lost love , Joyce Campbell, has a lead. With his man Edgar, they arrive at the home of Lieutenant Lawrence O’Brien and wife ,Cora in Nyack, former friends of Joyce from rehab at Helen Hayes Hospital rehab Center. During a fabulous lunch where Collin helped by slicing vegetables, they continued diving into the mystery of finding Joyce.
“Wait just a minute,” Cora said, “How about looking up Joyce’s mother’s obituary since all her books use the name Rea Morgan as illustrator and children are always listed as next of kin!”
“Brilliant,” Larry said as he began digging into obituary archives and found Rea Morgan and there was daughter Joyce married to Michael Campelli and one granddaughter, Amelia. “Now look in the area phone books to find Michael Campelli.”
Collin said, “Her husband must have Americanized his name to Campbell for business purposes.”
Cora did as Larry asked and yelled, “Bingo, Collin, I do believe we might have found your lady in Pearl River about twenty minutes from here!”
Collin stood suddenly, pounded his fist on the table and fell to the floor, hitting his head against a sharp corner of the chair on his way down.
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