Murder at the Arlington

Kathleen Kaska
11 min readMar 26, 2024

A Sydney Lockhart Mystery: Chapter 23

A Sydney Lockhart Mystery

Sleeping on a cot was worse than sleeping on the ground. At least on the ground, my pillow wouldn’t keep falling down. About two o’clock I gave up and stared at the ceiling and listened to Ruth snore. I thought about my simple life back in Austin — my pets, my little apartment, tapping away at my typewriter, working on my current assignment. Would life ever be…

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Kathleen Kaska

Author of the Sydney Lockhart mysteries and the Kate Caraway mysteries. I blog about, “Growing Up Catholic in a Small Texas Town.”