By Donald E. Westlake, Tucker Coe
Disgraced ex-cop Mitch Tobin is digging in his basement whilst he meets Ronald Cornell. A homosexual guy from downtown Brooklyn whose associate was once lately murdered, Cornell wishes Tobin’s advice in an research that the NYPD has declared hopeless. Tobin sympathizes—he as soon as misplaced a companion of his personal, a fellow cop whose dying he was once partly in charge for—and asks how he may also help. Cornell has a listing of six suspects, and all he must find out about them is the place they have been born and at what time, so he could make their megastar charts. Tobin has simply met the world’s first astrological detective.
He attempts to maintain out of Cornell’s harebrained research, however the cosmos has different plans. Whoever murdered Cornell’s lover isn't really via with killing, and Tobin needs to delve deep into the lives a gaggle of buddies much more margin
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You take a look around. " She looked the other way, trying to see a path through the scene of destruction.
Veronica was hard at work clearing the spare desk across the other side of the room, unpacking her small box of belongings and filing the many sheaves of abandoned notes she continued to find in drawers and random piles all around the office. She had placed her jacket over the back of her chair, rolled up the sleeves of her blouse and attacked the mess like it was some sort of villain in need of appeasing. Newbury was suitably impressed by her fastidiousness. It was into this scene that a distraught Miss Coulthard came running, late, her hastily tied bun coming loose so that strands of her hair flapped around her face as she came to rest in the doorway, breathless.
Newbury kept a hand on Veronica's arm as they pushed their way through the press of locals, who had turned out in droves to see the spectacle of the downed ship. Newbury supposed he couldn't blame them; for many it was a frightening near miss, with such a devastating explosion occurring so close to their homes. The vessel could have easily come down upon a row of terraced houses instead of the relative safety of the park. For others it was surely a unique opportunity to witness something that they would usually only read about in newspapers, a sensational spectacle to tell their grandchildren of in years to come.
A Jade in Aries (The Mitchell Tobin Mysteries) by Donald E. Westlake, Tucker Coe