By Michael Connelly
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Harry, the place is she, Hong Kong? ” “Yes, Hong Kong, and that’s the place he used to be going. It’s the place he’s from and it’s the place the triad he’s in relies. On most sensible of that, they referred to as me. I instructed you. They acknowledged there have been outcomes if—” “She doesn’t say something right here. not anyone says whatever. How have you learnt it’s Chang’s humans? ” “It’s the triad! They don’t need to say something! The video says all of it. they've got her. That’s the message! ” “Okay, ok, let’s imagine this via. they've got her and what’s the message? What are you imagined to do? ” “Let Chang cross. ” “What do you suggest, permit him simply stroll out of right here? ” “I don’t understand. Yeah, kick the case one way or the other. Lose the facts or, higher but, cease trying to find the proof. straight away, we don’t have sufficient to carry him previous Monday. That’s what they need, for him to stroll. glance, I can’t simply stand in the following. i've got to—” “We need to get this to forensics. That’s the very first thing. have you ever known as your ex to work out what she understands? ” Bosch discovered that during his speedy panic upon seeing the video, he had now not known as his ex-wife, Eleanor want. He had first attempted to name his daughter. Then whilst he received no resolution he had instantly long gone to confront Chang. “You’re correct. supply me that. ” “Harry, it’s obtained to visit forens—” Bosch leaned around the table and grabbed the telephone out of Gandle’s hand. He converted to the telephone application and hit a pace dial for Eleanor want. He checked his watch whereas he waited for the decision to move via. It used to be nearly five A. M. Saturday in Hong Kong. He didn’t comprehend why he wouldn’t have already heard from Eleanor if their daughter was once lacking. “Harry? ” The voice used to be alert. She had no longer been dragged from sleep. “Eleanor, what’s occurring? Where’s Madeline? ” He walked out of Gandle’s workplace and headed towards his cubicle. “I don’t understand. She hasn’t known as me and doesn’t resolution my calls. How have you learnt what’s happening? ” “I don’t yet I received a…a message from her. inform me what you recognize. ” “Well, what did her message say? ” “It didn’t say something. It was once a video. glance, simply inform me what’s happening there. ” “She didn’t come domestic from the mall after college. It was once Friday, so I enable her select her associates. She frequently exams in approximately six and asks for extra time, yet this time she didn’t. Then whilst she didn’t come domestic I referred to as and he or she wouldn’t resolution my name. I left her a number of messages and that i received quite offended. you recognize her, she most likely received indignant again and she or he didn’t come domestic. I’ve referred to as her acquaintances and so they all declare to not comprehend the place she is. ” “Eleanor, it’s after 5 within the morning there. Did you name the police? ” “Harry…” “What? ” “She did this as soon as sooner than. ” “What are you speaking approximately? ” Bosch dropped seriously into the seat at his table and huddled down, keeping the telephone tight opposed to his ear. “She stayed with a chum all evening to ‘teach me a lesson,’” Eleanor acknowledged. “I known as the police then and it was once all very embarrassing simply because they discovered her at her friend’s. I’m sorry I didn’t inform you. yet she and i've been having difficulties. She’s at that age, you recognize?