By J.A. Jance
A surprising picture screamed from front pages of the tabloids—the final moments of a lifestyles captured for all of the global to determine. The glance of sheer terror without end frozen at the face of the doomed girl indicated that her deadly fall from an top tale of an unfinished Seattle skyscraper was once no determined suicide—and that glance will perpetually hang-out murder Detective J.P. Beaumont. yet his hunt for solutions and justice is resulting in extra dying, and to darkish and bad secrets and techniques scrupulously guarded through males of metal in the back of the locked doorways of a strong union that extracts its dues funds in blood.
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The driver nodded. "Like you said, she just fainted. " His partner leaned forward and grinned. " Maybe Derrick Parker didn't like her much, but Hannah Boyer was obviously a hit with Seattle's Medic One. By the time I collared Manny, my temper was fairly well back under control. " So for the next forty-five minutes, while we waited the arrival of the police boat, we diligently combed every inch of the area Kramer had cordoned off. It didn't take long, and it wasn't tough, either. The creosoted wooden planks yielded nothing useful.
Remember that guy whose boat blew up last week out in the middle of Lake Union? I seem to remember the papers saying the owner of the boat was an ironworker. He was missing afterwards. " Peters' more than adequate memory had been honed even sharper by the months of hospital confinement. He would devour newspapers, remembering almost verbatim everything he read. His comment jarred my memory as well. I had heard about the case and the missing body. I had forgotten that the missing victim was an ironworker.
Getting up, Wilson helped Audrey to her feet then ambled back to where the bunch of us still stood in a quiet circle—Manny Davis and Paul Kramer, Officers Baxter and Jackson, Derrick Parker and I. Mike glanced around the group, trying to figure who was in charge. "We'll need a boat," he said finally to the whole group in general. "A boat and a body basket. " "They're supposedly on the way," Manny told him. He turned to Officer Jackson. " Merrilee Jackson nodded and left, slipping quickly through the assembled group of reporters, a few of whom had, despite Woody Carroll's best efforts, managed to work their way inside the perimeter of vehicles.
A More Perfect Union by J.A. Jance