She sat up quickly, bumping her head on the wagon.
He stayed with them and was shocked when the car left the road, bumping into a secluded copse, frightening the girl.
While sleep was only partially suspended and Dean's fantasy returned, morning brought the news that the noise had been real—Pumpkin Green had left in the night, bumping his shopping cart down the stairs to a clandestine exit.
She dozed and awoke to the sound of something bumping her door.
Later, Dean heard the movement of the mortuary men coming for Edith—the hushed conversation and the bumping and thumping as the lifeless shell of this troubled woman was bagged and forever removed from Bird Song.