By John Sandford
The number one New York Times bestselling sequence. Lucas Davenport is going on a city-to-city look for a weird and wonderful ritualistic killer.
"Ice-pick chills...a double-pumped roundhouse of a thriller." —Kirkus Reviews
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Kieffer used to be staring immediately forward, on the pictures on Daniel’s wall, stuck in his personal techniques of Davenport. Lucas got here again a second later, Daniel trailing in the back of him with a cup of espresso. Sloan and one other cop, the second unshaven and dressed like a parking-lot attendant, have been a step in the back of Daniel. every person referred to as the second one cop Del, yet not anyone brought him to Lily. She assumed he was once undercover Narcotics or Intelligence. “So what can we obtained? ” Daniel requested as he settled at the back of his table. He appeared into his humidor, then snapped it close. “We’ve acquired a map. permit me clarify the situation,” Sloan acknowledged. He moved as much as Daniel’s table and unrolled a replica of a plat map from town Planner’s place of work. • • • Billy Hood had it seems that left Bemidji a yr earlier than, drifted all the way down to the dual towns and moved into an residence with acquaintances. The condominium used to be at the first-floor nook of the development, simply to the proper of the doorway. A cautious, secretive wondering of the aged couple who labored as construction superintendents instructed that Hood’s roommates have been in place of abode. Hood have been long gone for greater than per week, maybe ten days, yet his outfits have been nonetheless within the house. “What are the possibilities of having a seek warrant? ” Lucas requested. “If Lily will swear that she has possible reason to imagine Hood’s the fellow who killed Andretti, there’d be no problem,” Daniel stated. “The challenge is, we’ve obtained these men who stay with him,” acknowledged Sloan. “We’ve acquired not anything opposed to them, so we can’t kick the door and bust them. but when we pass speak great to them, what occurs if they’re a part of the entire deal? probably Hood’s calling them each evening to determine what’s taking place. they can have a voice code to warn him off . . . . ” “So what are you suggesting? ” Daniel requested. The cop named Del pointed on the map. “See this development around the highway? we will be able to get a ground-floor condominium and organize there. There’s in simple terms methods out of Hood’s building—the different way’s at the side—and we will be able to see either one of them from the condominium around the road. we predict the correct factor will be to establish a surveillance. Then, counting on how he arrives, seize him earlier than he is going in, or while he comes again out. ” “What do you suggest, ‘how he arrives’? ” Daniel requested, taking a look up from the map. “There’re now not many vehicles in the street. He may possibly pull up correct to front door, hop out and move inside of. If he’s nuts, we wish to be able the place we will take on him. you recognize, a pair men stroll down the road, speaking, and once they get to him, wham! Take him down, wear the cuffs. ” “We may possibly placed an individual inside of . . . ” Daniel urged, yet Del used to be already shaking his head. “We’ve bought these goddamned roommates to fret approximately. Or, so far as we all know, someone else within the development. If he’s warned off by some means, we’d by no means realize it. shall we be there looking at the construction and he’s laying on a seashore in San Juan. ” They talked for an additional 5 mins sooner than Daniel nodded. “All right,” he conceded, status up. “It feels like you’ve acquired it figured.