By John Lescroart
Dismas Hardy, Abe Glitsky, and Wyatt Hunt return
whilst high-grade marijuana is located on a coffee-shop supervisor murdered in San Francisco, it means that the shop's proprietor, Maya Townshend, should be in the back of greater than a caffeine repair. but if one other homicide exposes a drug-buying A-list superstar and political consumers, a tabloid-fueled controversy takes the research into the nation-states of conspiracy and canopy up.
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Extra info for A Plague of Secrets (Dismas Hardy, Book 13)
He tottered over to the table, slumped into a chair next to Michael, and fumbled through his pockets for a three pack of Fonsecas. He offered one to Michael, who refused with a wave of his hand. “I’ve got my own,” he said, taking a silver cigarette case from his pocket. He opened it and took a Virginia Bright from inside. The doctor struck a match, and the two men shared it. “It’s the same old story, son,” said the doctor, shaking the flame from the match and dropping it onto the table. “Victims were dispatched by the usual means.
Michael and the doctor shared a look. “Maybe,” said Michael. ” He turned to the two officers who had been taking an inventory of the room but had stopped to listen to Michael’s theory. ” he asked. “No, sir,” said one of the men. “Well, let’s see what Mr. ” He stepped over to the sideboard and opened the bottommost drawer to reveal two stacks of neatly folded linen. He frowned, rummaged around underneath the stacks, and came out with a shoe box. He opened it to find a mound of papers—invoices, receipts, the couple’s naturalization papers, and several wads of crisp five-dollar bills.
Claustrophobia rushed over him, and the banquette swirled beneath his feet. He lurched backward, reeling into the storefront of an oyster saloon, sending waves rippling dangerously across the sheet glass window. He struggled for breath and felt his heart rushing, a cold sweat breaking out across his chest. He closed his eyes, and amid the darkness, an image shimmered into his mind—the lonesome, calming fields of Angola, the bulrushes swaying in the wind. He breathed as deeply as he could and snapped his eyes open.
A Plague of Secrets (Dismas Hardy, Book 13) by John Lescroart