By John Dunning
First within the Cliff Janeway sequence from nationwide bestselling writer John Dunning.
Denver murder detective Cliff Janeway won't consistently play by means of the e-book, yet he's an avid collector of infrequent and primary versions. After a neighborhood booklet scout is killed on his turf, Janeway would prefer not anything greater than to arrange the suspect's backbone. however the suspect, neighborhood lowlife Jackie Newton, is a grasp at eluding the legislations, and Janeway's wrathful model of off-duty justice bills him his badge.
Turning to his lifelong ardour, Janeway opens a small bookshop—all the whereas looking for facts to place Newton away. but if prized volumes in a hugely sought-after assortment start to look, so do lifeless our bodies. Now, Janeway's lifestyles is set to begin a precarious new bankruptcy as he makes an attempt to determine who's dealing loss of life in addition to classic Chandlers and Twains.
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They’d stopped dribbling. Stopped shooting baskets, too. Stopped talking. While he’d been building ruined castles in the air, the boys had finally called it a day. Back to Plan A. Waiting wasn’t all that easy, with or without the sounds of basketball for company. At first he just stood there in the dark, but eventually he found ways to make himself more comfortable. There was a Peg Board on one wall, he discovered, with tools hanging on it, and among them he found a flashlight. He flicked it rapidly on and off and found other tools he could envision a use for, including a pair of thin cotton gloves to keep what he touched free of fingerprints.
The boys, dribbling and shooting, moved in and out of his field of vision. If he could see them, they could see him. But they didn’t. He reached the door and stood beside it with a hand on the knob until the boys dribbled to a spot where the garage blocked his view of them and theirs of him. He waited until their voices were raised in argument. You never had to wait long for this, they argued as much as they dribbled and far more than they jumped, they’d make better lawyers than NBA all-stars, but the argument never got serious enough to send one of them inside and the other one home for dinner.
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