By J. M. Redmann
Micky Knight, a hard-hitting, tough-talking dyke detective, has been employed to supply defense for a celebration at an previous kingdom mansion. it may be easy—a ideal spring night, gentle climate, and ladies in all places. all at once one other girl indicates up—brutally murdered, left to die within the surrounding woods. The police discover a leading suspect whilst the physique of yet one more sufferer is located within the hospital of Dr. Cordelia James, a lady whom Micky has a truly own cause to safeguard. Micky struggles opposed to demons, previous and current, in her death-defying look for the assassin. (reprint)
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That would explain the speed of the fire. Ettie nodded uneasily at the men. "Mrs. " the oldest of the men asked. He was in his mid-forties. Thin shoulders and a belly that could use a little shrinking. He wore jeans and wind-breaker and Pellam noticed a very large revolver on his hip. "I'm Fire Marshal Lomax. This is my assistant—" He nodded at a huge young man, bodybuilder. " One of the cops turned to Pellam and asked him to leave. "No, no," Ettie protested, "he's my friend. " The officer looked at Pellam, the glance repeating the request.
He was momentarily enraged that Pellam the tall Midnight Cowboy had gotten away from him so easily. But then he reflected that that was all right—this wasn't really about eliminating witnesses or punishing intruders. It was about something much, much bigger. He held up his hands and noticed that they'd stopped shaking. A tatter of smoke, dissolving ghost, wafted before Sonny's face and, helpless, he could only close his eyes and inhale the sweet perfume. Remaining this way for a long moment, motionless and blind, he came back to earth slowly and dug into his shoulder bag.
They'll get a hook and ladder . " He backed to the window, hesitated, then, with a crash, flung his canvas bag through the glass, the forty thousand dollars' worth of video camera rolling onto the metal stairs. A half dozen other tenants, in panic, ignored it and continued stumbling downward toward the alley. Pellam climbed onto the fire escape and looked back. " he cried to Ettie. But maybe that path too was blocked; the flames were everywhere now. Or maybe in her panic she just didn't think. Through the boiling fire, his eyes met hers and she gave a faint smile.
Deaths of Jocasta (Micky Knight, Book 2) by J. M. Redmann