By Jeffery Deaver
While a tender lady is located brutally murdered in a parking storage, with a veritable mountain of power facts to sift via, it can be the main difficult case former NYPD detective Lincoln Rhyme has ever taken on.
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Extra info for A Textbook Case (A Lincoln Rhyme Short Story)
Satisfied at last, I stretched out on the floor, my jacket serving as pillow, for a series of fitful naps until the first light of dawn showed through the window. Then suitcase in hand, I strolled to the nearby Gare du Nord. There, after buying a ticket to Amsterdam, I invested in a picture postcard. I took my time mulling over a proper message and settled for Education continuing. I signed it David, addressed it to my grandfather, and dropped it into the box just as the warning sounded to board my train.
I left abruptly. She was quite a woman, this grown-up Bianca, no fool on any count, and no one to play hide-and-seek with about my identity. Quite a woman. I attended to Anneke as soon as we were outside the building. ” I said in a way which she correctly interpreted as love talk. ” “I tried to, Jan. Only you so much hate talk about the future. ” “All right, I promise there won’t be any more faces like that. Meanwhile, how about rounding out the family picture with a wedding? ” Anneke shook her head violently.
Business,” said Kees sweetly. ” “Business,” said Leewarden. “Right. ” “About those arrangements,” I said to him, “I’m the one doing the dirty work. Transporting the currency, that is. Now I’d like to know what it’s all about. Otherwise—” “Oh, there’s nothing terribly dishonest about it. ” “Well, let’s put it in plain language. International airlines are largely dependent on travel agencies to bring them their trade. ” “Rebates,” Kees said. He gave me his best smile. ” I said, “And Simon here is the agent of agents.
A Textbook Case (A Lincoln Rhyme Short Story) by Jeffery Deaver