By Martin Edwards
On bissextile year Day in 1964, an enticing youngster known as Carole Jeffries was once strangled in a Liverpool park. The killing brought on a sensation: Carole got here from a trendy political family members and her pop musician boyfriend used to be a number one exponent of the Mersey Sound. while a neighbour confessed to the crime, the case used to be closed. Now, greater than thirty years later, Ernest Miller, an beginner criminologist, seeks to cajole legal professional Harry Devlin that the genuine wrongdoer escaped scot unfastened. even supposing he suspects Miller's factors, Harry has a thirst for justice and starts to delve into the earlier. but if one other demise happens, it turns into transparent that somebody desires previous secrets and techniques to stay buried - at any price...
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Dennoch hatte Catherine, so erinnerte sich Delorme, etwas Dominantes, ja beinahe etwas Herrisches, selbst wenn man von ihrer psychischen Krankheit wusste. Womöglich war es sogar eine Auswirkung dieser Krankheit, die Aura eines Menschen, der in die Tiefen des Wahnsinns hinabgestiegen und zurückgekehrt war, um davon zu berichten. Nur diesmal war sie nicht zurückgekommen. Und vielleicht war es sogar besser so für Cardinal, dachte Delorme. Vielleicht war es nicht das Schlechteste für ihn, von dieser Last befreit zu sein.
Was soll das? Wie würden Sie sich fühlen, wenn es um Ihre Frau ginge? « �Dann schlage ich vor, dass Sie mich darüber aufklären, was los ist, Detective. « Und so saß Cardinal eine Stunde später zusammen mit dem Bürgermeister von Algonquin Bay in seinem Auto auf dem Parkplatz des Birches. Auch wenn der Name etwas anderes vermuten ließ, stand nicht eine einzige Birke in der Nähe des Motels. Es lag mitten in der Innenstadt auf der MacIntosh Street, wo weit und breit überhaupt kein Baum zu sehen war.
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