The Jigsaw Man: A Novel of Suspense

By Gord Rollo

Homeless Michael Fox is ready to dedicate suicide while a mysterious billionaire general practitioner stops him and provides him million dollars...for his correct arm. yet Fox's arm is just the start, because the general practitioner keeps his mad experiments, removal components of Fox's physique little by little and reassembling him from different elements. And Fox isn't the single one the health care professional is experimenting on.

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The letter was once brief and candy, telling Arlene stuff you don’t have the necessity or definitely the right to listen to, however the insurance plans, that was once the key. I’d been making the charges via Gloria for good over a yr now, and if something was once to ensue to me, like say, being by chance run over through a freight educate, I’d set it up so Arlene often is the recipient of the dying merits. It wasn’t much, simply twenty-five thousand funds, yet that might be good enough to get her first few years in collage out of how. may even pay for all of it. both means, it's going to supply her a few respiring room to pursue no matter what desires she had for all times. I’ll admit, I selfishly was hoping she’d imagine great issues approximately me, possibly tear down the wall she’d equipped round her middle to maintain me out, yet after all none of that may actually matter. no less than I’d eventually be supporting her out, eventually be her dad, rather than the forgotten loser who continuously buggered issues up. on the mailbox, I checked and rechecked the tackle and made certain the postage stamps have been caught on securely. With a tear in my eye, I kissed the package deal goodbye and prayed to no matter what gods have been listening for the envelope to make it effectively to Arlene’s door. If my demise may perhaps provide her the major to a contented lifestyles, it might be worthy it. I was hoping she was once sufficiently old to appreciate that. Hurrying again to the tracks, I paused to trap my breath, staring at out around the bridge’s rusty rails to a place at the horizon approximately 3 miles away. There, slicing a line throughout an increased grassy knoll at the outskirts of the town, used to be one other set of railway tracks. two times an afternoon, six days per week, a freight teach out of Erie, Pennsylvania, might roll down that hill, snake during the bowels of town, after which rocket around the Carver road Bridge on its strategy to Rochester, ny. Twelve hours later, a similar train—or much more likely, one who simply seemed much like it—would rumble again throughout this bridge, reversing its direction, heading domestic to Erie. in the end the days this educate had roared over my pathetic excuse for a house, I nonetheless had no inspiration what form of shipment it carried. i suppose I by no means could. virtually as though my puzzling over it triggered it to take place, the educate slowly chugged into view, briefly decreasing its pace because it descended into the town. I watched the educate until eventually it disappeared in the back of the tall constructions after which instantly begun strolling out onto the bridge. If the freight teach didn’t event any strange delays, I had nearly 8 mins left to stay. bankruptcy 3 September in Buffalo was once a good time of yr. attractive. The bushes have been turning 1000000 assorted colours, the temperature had ultimately dropped again into the sixties and seventies, and the stale urban air felt fresh back after a protracted summer season packed with sweat and smog. Fall used to be by means of a ways my favourite time of yr, yet regrettably fresh air and lovely leaves simply weren’t sufficient to delay today’s plan. there have been many the explanation why i needed to kill myself, yet except the insurance coverage, none of them have been quite very important.

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