By John Sandford
Six months in the past, Lucas Davenport tackled his first case as a statewide troubleshooter, and he inspiration that one used to be lots unusual sufficient. yet that used to be ahead of the Russian acquired killed. at the shore of Lake greater, a guy named Vladimir Oleshev is located shot useless, 3 holes in his head and center, and notwithstanding no one is familiar with why he used to be killed, all people - the neighborhood law enforcement officials, the FBI, and the Russians themselves - has a concept. And whilst it seems he had very excessive govt connections, that's whilst it hits the fan." A Russian cop flies in from Moscow, Davenport flies in from Minneapolis, legislations enforcement and press kinds swarm the crime scene - and, in the midst of all of it, there's one other homicide. Is there a courting among the 2? what's the Russian cop hiding from Davenport? Is she - sure, it's a lady - a cop in any respect? Why used to be the fellow shot with ... fifty-year-old bullets? ahead of he can locate the solutions, Davenport should persist with a path again to a different position, over again, and conflict the shadows he discovers there - shadows that become either very genuine and intensely lethal.
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D e ad l y E r r o r s | 25 “Here,” he said, handing it to his partner. At 57 Bill still looked like a Marine drill sergeant. Lanky, not an ounce of extra fat. From running every day, Tyler thought. Compulsive about it. Also clad in green scrubs, Bill held up a rectangular oak box the size of a small jewelry case. Loupes. Magnifying eyeglasses worn by most neurosurgeons. ” His partner spun the combination lock to his locker. A triangle of sweat darkened the midline of Bill’s scrub shirt by at least two shades.
Aggravate the vocal cords into spasm and the resulting lack of oxygen will cause Larry’s brain to crush the brain stem. He lifted Larry’s chin, tilting the entire head back toward him and opened the mouth. Laryngoscope in left hand, he slipped the silver blade into the mouth and over the tongue, inserting almost all the curved part before pulling straight up. The pale pink larynx popped into view, both vocal cords glistening in the light. Holding the scope steady, never losing sight of the cords, he held out his right hand.
Well then—” “I’ll do it,” Tyler interrupted. ” Soon as the words flew from his mouth a feeling of panic shouldered aside his confident reply. Unlike the well-lit operating room where a few anesthesiologists allowed him to practice this skill, this area had poor lighting and he was wedged awkwardly between the scanner and the wall. ” The CT tech pulled the white sheet over Larry’s exposed genitals. Pale yellow urine flowed down the plastic tube toward the collection bag. The nurse gently pushed Tyler aside as she wheeled a stretcher next to the scanner.
Hidden Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 15) by John Sandford