By Michael Connelly
The obvious suicide of his policeman brother units Denver crime reporter Jack McEvoy on area. shock on the conditions of his brother's dying activates Jack to appear right into a complete sequence of police suicides, and places him at the path of a cop killer whose sufferers are chosen all too conscientiously. not just that, yet all of them go away suicide notes drawn from the poems of author Edgar Allan Poe of their wake.
More scary nonetheless, the killer looks to understand that Jack is getting closer and closer. An research that appears just like the tale of a life-time may additionally be Jack's price ticket to a lonely end.
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Couldn't I tell these two characters from a black and white how wrong they were? I went to the couch, sat next to her and hugged her. That's what I was there for. I'd seen this scene often enough to know what I was supposed to do. "I'll stay," I whispered. " She didn't answer. She turned from my arms to Wexler. " "Estes Park. " "He got a call. Somebody said they might have some information about one of his cases. He was going up to meet them for coffee at the Stanley. Then after he ... drove out to the lake.
Not Sean. " Wexler looked at me in the mirror. Studied me, I thought. I wondered if he knew what had come between my brother and me. " It hit me then. I just didn't see it. All the times that we'd had together coming to that. I didn't care about the Lofton case. What they were saying couldn't be. " St. Louis turned around to look at me. " "Look, Jack, he didn't get tired of the shit coming down the pipe. He loved it. You ask Riley. You ask anybody on the-Wex, you knew him the best and you know it's bullshit.
He didn't love it because it was an original, and, according to the story in the display case, it took six years to hand-paint the galloping horses and restore it to its original condition or didn't love it because it had been featured in lots (it movies that he had seen over the years, especially while ir, Raiford. And he didn't love it because it brought to mind memories of riding with his Best Pal on the merry-g)round at the Sarasota County Fair. He, loved it because 1", the children who rode on it.