Download PDF by Ed McBain: Ax (87th Precinct, Book 18)

By Ed McBain

ISBN-10: 1612181562

ISBN-13: 9781612181561

Eighty-six-year-old George Lasser was once the superintendent of a construction within the 87th Precinct until eventually only recently. regrettably his tenure resulted in the building’s basement with a pointy, heavy blade of an ax in his head…

There are not any witnesses, no suspects, and no clues. The spouse and son? They’re either a bit off-kilter, yet they've got alibis. simply whilst Carella and Hawes are approximately to place the case at the shelf, the killer moves back. Now the detectives are scorching at the path of a guy loopy sufficient to homicide with an ax.

One of the 87th Precinct series’ best installments, Ax is a pointy, extreme crime mystery that's vintage Ed McBain. the recent York occasions hails it as “the better of today’s police stories—lively, creative, convincing, suspenseful, and totally satisfactory.”

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Erneut zustimmendes Gemurmel. �Ich begreife nicht, wieso sie ihn einfach abhauen lassen«, sagte ein jüngerer Mann wütend. Er trug eine Baseball-Kappe der Mariners. �Es war ein Formfehler«, antwortete der erste Mann genau so bitter wie zuvor. Wegen eines Fehlers. Einer Formsache. Wegen einer gottverdammten Kleinigkeit! �Die Bullen kriegen ihn, und die Rechtsverdreher lassen ihn frei«, sagte der Mann, der den Schirm mit seiner Frau teilte. »O nein«, warf der Mann mit der Base-Cap ein. »Für den Formfehler war allein die Polizei verantwortlich.

Er warf Kent einen Blick zu, der noch immer auf allen vieren durchs Gras kroch, dann wandte er sich wieder Steven zu. Seine alten Augen waren klar und durchdringend. « Unwahrscheinlich, dachte Steven. Jedenfalls nicht lebend. Die Wunden des Hundes und der Zustand des ersten Opfers sprachen dagegen. Trotzdem zwang er sich, zuversichtlich zu klingen. « Clary schüttelte den Kopf. »Nennen Sie mich Bud. « Steven lächelte. « Doch dann wurde er wieder ernst. « Bud seufzte. »Pal rennt gerne mal hinter einem Vogel oder einem Karnickel her, wissen Sie.

Ich weiß, Casey. Danke«, sagte er trocken. « Als die Tür wieder zu war, verdrehte Jenna die Augen. « �O ja, und ob«, sagte Lucas freimütig. »Genau wie sie. « �Ganz sicher. « Jenna wandte sich wieder der Telefonliste zu. »Brads Vater arbeitet bei der Polizei. « �Bestimmt sagt er, dass er keine Zeit hat. « Jenna warf ihm einen finsteren Blick zu. Er lächelte sie freundlich an. « Jenna verschränkte die Arme vor dem Körper und sog die Wangen ein. »Als Mentor bist du wirklich daneben. « Lucas’ ergrauender Schnurrbart bebte.

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