By Greg Iles
Will Jennings, his spouse and little woman are a cheerful American relatives, residing in Mississippi. Hickey is a conman and kidnapper. He ambitions his sufferers very rigorously and takes nice pains to ensure nobody is ever harm. He has but to kill. All his sufferers have get a hold of the cash and the specialists have by no means been concerned. His ideal checklist is right down to issues: One, he continuously remains with the fogeys or individual with the cash. , he by no means asks for greater than they could find the money for. but if he attempts to tear Will's relatives aside, he will get much more than he bargained for...All in a single fateful day.
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I’m afraid so. ” Glitsky gave him his best man-to-man. “You were a suspect before I got here. I’m trying to eliminate you because I don’t have the feeling you killed somebody you loved that much. ” “No. I mean, yes. ” Glitsky waited. “After the accident, Maxine got—” He stopped. “It was after she moved out, actually. Living alone, she wanted the protection, she said. ” He nodded. “And what kind was it? ” “It was just a popgun, really. ” Glitsky knew the kind of wound created by that type of gun.
He finished his Guinness and pulled the darts from his last round out of the board. He picked up his gun, took his empty pint glass to the sink and turned off the lights at the switch by the mantel. Letting himself out the front door, Hardy stood in the recess off the sidewalk, his hand on the gun’s butt, scanning the shadows, listening. 40 There was a high, patchy cloud-cover and it was not very cold. Traffic on Lincoln was very light. Hardy stepped onto the sidewalk, turned right and walked quickly back around the corner to Tenth, where he had parked.
They were back sitting down. Ray was smoking an unfiltered Camel. Glitsky saw another cigarette butt with lipstick on it in the ashtray. ” he asked. “It was the way Maxine was. There always had to be a dream. I guess it comes with being an actress. Maybe we writers have it, too. ” “Oh, the usual, I guess. Fame and fortune. ” He drew on his cigarette and blew out a long stream of smoke. He leaned back on the couch. ” “All of a sudden it was just the money. For some reason, Ingraham made her feel like she was too old to be a star.