By Alan Jacobson
Nationwide Bestselling writer Alan Jacobson brings again well known FBI Profiler Karen Vail in an clever mystery that bridges time and house.
When an aged girl is located raped and brutally murdered in San Francisco, Vail heads west to staff up with SFPD Inspector Lance Burden and her former job strength colleague, Detective Roxxann Dixon.
As Vail, Burden, and Dixon stick to the killer's path in and round San Francisco, the criminal keeps his rampage, forsaking clues that eventually cause them to the main not likely of areas: a mysterious island ripped from urban lore whose long-buried, decades-old secrets and techniques carry the foremost to their case. Alcatraz. The Rock.
It's a case that has extra twists and turns than the famed Lombard highway and a singular that Clive Cussler calls "A robust mystery, brilliantly conceived and written."
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Der Gemeindechor sang sich wacker durch mittelalterliche Choräle und moderne Wiegenlieder, die durch den geschmückten Raum schwebten, als sei nur Frieden in der Welt. Er sang gegen Finsternis und Kälte, gegen graues Elend und schwarzen Kummer an. Die nahe Geburt des neuen Gottes schien alles Böse zu vertreiben, eine Linie zwischen gestern und heute, zwischen Dunkelheit und kommendem Licht zu ziehen. Ethan schaute und lauschte, stimmte in die Choräle ein, wo dies erwartet wurde, erinnerte sich und versuchte zugleich zu vergessen.
Gerald nickte. « Gerald zuckte die Achseln. �Weiß ich noch nicht. Hab nicht darüber nachgedacht. « �Du weißt, dass wir das ausgeschlossen haben«, antwortete Chips und hob das Glas an die Lippen. Er war ein hochgewachsener Mann, schon etwas gebückt, aber drahtig, als hätten seine Muskeln an Kraft und Elastizität nichts eingebüßt. «, fragte Gerald. « Chips zuckte die Schultern. �Wir sind froh, dass du sie aufbewahrst. Aber du wirst immer älter – wie wir alle. Es ist an der Zeit, dass wir eine neue Möglichkeit finden.
Er konnte einen Tag dauern oder auch eine Woche. Niemand vermochte das genau zu sagen. Alle Männer der Patrouille waren alte Hasen, die sich mit Wüstenwinden auskannten. Zur LRDG wurde keiner genommen, der nicht mit ein paar Unannehmlichkeiten zurechtkam. Die Briten, Neuseeländer, Australier oder Inder gehörten allesamt zu der merkwürdigen Art Mensch, der die leeren Weiten und die glühende Hitze der Sahara mehr bedeuteten als ihre Heimatorte, ob nun die Home Counties bei London, das neuseeländische Wellington oder das indische Calcutta.