By Cara Black
Parisian P.I. Aimée Leduc is attacked and blinded in the course of an research. Can she remedy her case with no her sight—and while her personal existence is in danger?
Parisian deepest investigator Aimée Leduc is all dressed up in her new chinese language silk jacket, supposedly a designer’s “exclusive,” for dinner with a tricky purchaser at a chic eating place within the Bastille district. She is chagrined to work out that the lady seated on the very subsequent desk is donning an analogous jacket. whilst the girl leaves her cellphone at the desk, Aimée follows her to come back it and is attacked within the shadowy Passage Boule Blanche. while she regains recognition, Aimée unearths that she is blind. however, she is advised she is fortunate; the lady she used to be following was once present in the subsequent passage, murdered.
Aimée is decided to spot her attacker. used to be he truly a serial killer focusing on showy blondes, because the police insist? was once he quite after the opposite lady? Or was once Aimée his meant sufferer?
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She’d walked smack into a mop, upsetting a pail of soapy ammonia by the stink and the burning of her toes. Or something worse. She’d stumbled into a broom closet. A total liability! She couldn’t even find her room. Useless! She fought back tears welling in her useless eyes. What was that other smell . . familiar and jarring? And it came back. That awful odor as hands gripped her neck from behind, squeezing tighter and tighter. Her choking gasps for air. She trembled. Tar. ” asked a voice she recognized.
I’m wanted downstairs, but if you need help, clap your hands to get the nurse’s attention,” the volunteer said. “Looks like you’re new here. ” Of course. But she really didn’t want one, or a white cane or a guide-dog. She wanted to see. She pushed that out of her mind. Time enough to worry. Maybe she could find someone with a newspaper who’d read it to her. The woman mentioned in the broadcast had to be her! So Bellan had questioned her because the Beast of Bastille had murdered a woman in the next passage.
It would be so easy to don a uniform, wear a mask, and search the corridors. Her heart clenched with fear. She took a deep breath. “Call me curious, Morbier,” she said. ” “I’m tied up,” he said. “Staff meeting in five minutes. The unit has to come up with some answers. ” “Answers to why Patrick Vaduz was released due to incorrect procedure? And why a woman got murdered in the passage? Well France 2 news put it together and blamed the bungling on . ” “Got to go,” Morbier interrupted. In the background, chairs scraped the floor, murmuring voices rose.