Susan removed the letter from the light pink envelope and could smell Carin’s scent on the stationary. The fragrance brought her back to an earlier time when she and Carin were in high school.
“This letter is scented. Carin scented the letter for me. Aw, isn’t that sweet? It smells just like her, too,” Susan noted.
“I wouldn’t know. I never sniffed your sister. Will you please read the letter? The suspense is killing me!” said Harry.
Susan looked around to make sure none of the kids were within earshot, but they were all still asleep.
“Okay, here we go. It says…”
“Hi Sis, If you are reading this letter, then I have died. It was just a matter of time before he killed me.”
“Before who killed her? Rick?” asked Harry.
“I don’t know. What in the world?” replied Susan.
“We haven’t been getting along for over a year now, and I have asked him for a divorce, but he refuses due to the children. He said if I file for a divorce, he will kill me. I guess he wasn’t making just idle threats because here we are. I hate to lay this in your lap Susan, but you are the only one I can trust to protect my kids. Go to the police and tell them that Rick killed me. I don’t know if they have already figured that out, but the kids need to be taken away from him before he