By Sue Grafton
Beverly Danziger appeared like a dear, rigorously wrapped package deal from an excellent yet conservative store. in simple terms her compulsive chatter hinted on the anxiousness underneath her cool floor. It used to be a anxiety out of all share to the matter she positioned prior to Kinsey Millhone. there has been an absent sister. A will to be settled--a subject of just a couple of thousand cash. Mrs. Danziger didn't glance as though she wanted a number of thousand funds. and he or she didn't appear like anyone eager for a family members reunion.
Still, enterprise was once gradual, or even a personal investigator has debts to pay. Millhone took the activity. It regarded routine.
Elaine Boldt's wrappings have been tons flashier than her sister's, yet they signaled an identical factor: the woman had cash. A wealthy widow in her early forties, she owned a condominium in Boca Raton and one other in Santa Teresa. in response to the chief of the California construction, she was once final obvious draped in her $12,000 lynx coat heading for Boca Raton. in keeping with the chief of the Florida development, she by no means received there. yet another person had and he or she used to be camping illegally in Mrs. Boldt's condominium. The activity used to be starting to appear a piece much less routine.
It became difficult while Beverly Danziger ordered Millhone to drop the case and it took on an ominous caliber whilst Aubrey Danziger surfaced, making all types of untamed accusations approximately his spouse. however it in simple terms turned sinister while Millhone realized that simply days sooner than Elaine Boldt went lacking, her next-door neighbor and bridge companion were murdered and the killer was once nonetheless at large.
A apartment destroyed through arson. A brutally murdered a lady. A lacking lynx coat. An condo burgled of worthless papers, one other ransacked in a melée of senseless destruction. And extra homicide. As Millhone digs deeper into the case, she unearths herself in a nightmarish corridor of mirrors during which fact is distorted by means of phantasm and nothing--except danger--is really what it kind of feels.
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Ich habe schon mit den Kindern gesprochen», sagte Sara, auch wenn «Kinder» irreführend war. Das jüngste Kind der Verstorbenen war fast dreißig Jahre älter als Sara. » �Schön», sagte Jeffrey und unterschrieb auf der letzten Seite. Dann warf er den Bericht auf die Ecke des Tischs und steckte die Kappe auf seinen Stift. » Sara zuckte die Achseln, sie wusste nicht, was sie antworten sollte. Die Beziehung zu ihrer Schwester schien genauso den Bach runterzugehen wie die mit Jeffrey. » Er lehnte sich in seinem Stuhl zurück.
Die Zufahrtsstraße des College wurde vom Chevy der Campus-Security abgeriegelt, doch der Möchtegerncop, der in dem Wagen sitzen sollte, war nirgends zu sehen. Lena stand auf dem Bürgersteig und blickte die Straße hinunter. Fast rechnete sie damit, Steppenläufer vorbeiwehen zu sehen. Das Schaufenster der Reinigung war dunkel getönt, sodass sich selbst aus nächster Nähe kaum etwas im Innern erkennen ließ. Lena nahm an, dass Jeffrey hier die Kommandozentrale eingerichtet hatte. Hinter dem Gefängnis war nur der Parkplatz, und die Gefangenen hatten die Türen mit Sicherheit längst verbarrikadiert.
B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone, Book 2) by Sue Grafton