Mississippi Blood Characters

Greg Iles
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Viola Turner

Viola Turner is a sixty-five-year-old black woman who returns to her hometown of Natchez to die. She is suffering lung cancer and has an agreement with Tom Cage, her former boss and lover, that he will kill her with an overdose of pain medication before she gets to the point she is unable to take care of herself.

The night of Viola’s death is in question because it is believed by Lincoln that it was Tom who injected his mother with a lethal dose of adrenaline. Tom denies ever having injected Viola with adrenaline. It is believed one of the members of the Double Eagle group might have used the adrenaline on Viola in order to keep her from talking to Henry Sexton.

Tom claims he left Viola alive the night of her death. He says that Viola told him for the first time that they...

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