By Lynda La Plante
Within the most recent “100-proof police procedural”* from lynda l. a. Plante, detective anna Travis needs to juggle outdated and new amorous affairs whereas monitoring down one of many world’s deadliest drug buyers. Anna Travis is again in a brand new gripping secret from Lynda l. a. Plante, that includes the feminine detective each piece as clever, formidable, and improper as major Suspect’s Jane Tennison. Ruthless drug trafficker Alexander Fitzpatrick is among the such a lot sought after males within the Western hemisphere. yet for ten years, there’s been no signal of him. Is he lifeless, or simply attempting to look that manner? while an ex-colleague from the homicide squad is located shot in a dank drug den, Anna Travis is pulled into the case. She’s thankful for the distraction after her breakup with DCI Langton, and shortly unearths herself concerned with an individual new. yet because the our bodies pile up and the secret deepens, Travis and Langton needs to set aside their own heritage and interact to trace down one of many canniest criminals they’ve ever encountered.
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He was in constant pain and found it difficult to find a single position to lie in that didn't make him feel as if his body was on fire. Not only did the clastic bandages around his body feel too tight, but the dressings on his scalp and face were so uncomfortable that he found it difficult to breathe. The discomfort didn't ease for forty-eight hours and he had, once again, injected himself with Fentanyl. Manuel and Enrico entered the hotel suite to find Mr. Smith lying on the bed with a towel wrapped loosely around him.
Right now, though, we have no idea how many people were in that squat. " Anna listened, as did everyone else. Cunningham's soft, upper-class tone was at odds with her cold attitude; she did not meet anyone's eyes, and talked at, rather than to them. She continued to twist the pen in her hands before writing on the board the ID of their victim and a list of the contents of his rather expensive wallet: two photographs, one of a pretty blond woman and another of two small children; along with numerous receipts for dry cleaning, repairs to a BMW, and grocery bills—nothing else.
There were a number of drawings and indications of what plastic surgery was wanted. "This is very extensive and invasive surgery, Mr. " Manuel continued making his own notes. It was just after ten o'clock in the morning. " "That will be impossible. The liposuction alone will take considerable time and it will be painful, requiring a few days to settle before the bandages can be removed. " "No. I want everything done as soon as possible. I've brought with me the required amount of Fentanyl in preference to any other anesthetic.