By Kirk Russell
Twenty-two years to the day, a videotape of an unsolved 1989 homicide arrives on the San Francisco murder aspect. So starts off Counterfeit highway, moment of the sequence and San Francisco murder inspector Ben Raveneau’s hardest chilly case. The sufferer, Alan Krueger, a former mystery carrier agent, carried in his coat sixty-one hundred buck money owed. In 1989 the key carrier inspected the accounts and referred to as them valid. They take one other glance now and say, counterfeit.
But there’s extra. There’s a hyperlink to the current they don’t are looking to speak a lot approximately. Raveneau experiences the videotape. He pores over the previous case records. He hunts for the couple who said Krueger’s physique and enlists the aid of a retired murder inspector. whilst a tender guy steps ahead with yellowed images the research strikes to Hawaii. What made little experience, makes extra as Raveneau turns misaligned items and realizes whatever darker is speedily evolving. yet who can he persuade? If nobody listens, can he, his accomplice, and one FBI agent cease the assault from occurring
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