By Robert Crais
The remarkable new crime novel from the New York Times bestselling writer.
Dru Rayne and her uncle fled to L.A. after storm Katrina; yet now, 5 years later, they face a special possibility. whilst Joe Pike witnesses Dru's uncle overwhelmed by means of a safeguard gang, he bargains his aid, yet neither of them wish it-and neither do the federal brokers mysteriously gazing them.
because the point of violence escalates, and Pike himself turns into a aim, he and Elvis Cole study that Dru and her uncle will not be who they appear- and that every thing he notion he knew approximately them has been a lie. A vengeful and murderous strength from their previous is now catching as much as them . . . and simply Pike and Cole stand within the manner.
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It tasted of salt and smelled of dead fish and weeds. The cat-five wind clawed through New Orleans at better than a hundred miles an hour, but back here in the alley—in a cheap one-room apartment over a po’boy shop—the wind was no stronger than an arrogant breeze. The power in this part of the Quarter had gone out almost an hour ago; hence, the candles Daniel found in the manager’s office. Emergency lighting fed by battery packs lit a few nearby buildings, giving a creepy blue glow to the shimmering walls.
This is Detective Futardo. We’re here on the Smith assault, so no shooting, okay? ” Rampart brought back the name, but this Jerry Button looked almost nothing like the sharp young officer Pike remembered. This Button was thirty pounds heavier, with blotchy skin and puffy eyes. That Jerry Button had gone through the Academy a couple of years ahead of Pike, and was a fast-track patrol officer in Rampart Division when Pike was a boot. They had been friendly, but not friends. Button had shunned him when Pike resigned, but most of his fellow officers had.
When Pike reached the door, the two men had an older man on the floor, one punching the man’s head, the other kicking his back. The man had rolled into a ball, trying to protect himself. The two hitters hesitated when Pike opened the door, both of them sucking air like surfacing whales. Pike saw their hands were empty, though someone else might have been behind the counter or in the back room. Then the guy throwing punches went back to pounding, and the kicker turned toward Pike, his face mottled and threatening.