9 Dragons

By Michael Connelly

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Sunlight shook his head. “Wait. they are going to be armed. This plan isn't really solid. ” “You received a greater notion? We can’t watch for darkish. That boat’s approximately to head. ” Bosch moved to the sting and took one other glance. not anything had replaced. The lookout was once nonetheless up within the sales space and there has been a person within the pilothouse. The boat was once rumbling on idle yet nonetheless tied to the tip of the pier. It used to be nearly as though they have been anticipating whatever. Or somebody. Bosch ducked again and calmed himself. He thought of every little thing round him and what used to be on hand to take advantage of. might be there has been whatever except a suicide run at this. He checked out solar. “We want a boat. ” “A boat? ” “A small boat. We can’t cross down the pier with no being visible. They’ll be waiting for it. yet with a small boat shall we create a distraction at the different facet. adequate for someone to head down the pier. ” solar moved prior Bosch and appeared round the nook. He surveyed the top of the pier after which ducked again. “Yes, a ship may perhaps paintings. you will have me to get the boat? ” “Yeah, I’ve acquired the gun and I’m happening the pier to get my daughter. ” sunlight nodded. He reached into his pocket and pulled out the auto keys. “Take the keys. in case you have your daughter, you force away. Don’t fear approximately me. ” Bosch shook his head and pulled out his cellphone. “We’ll get somewhere within sight yet secure after which I’ll name you. We’ll watch for you. ” solar nodded. “Good good fortune, Harry. ” He became to head. “And solid success to you,” Bosch acknowledged. After sunlight left, Bosch saved his again opposed to front wall of the warehouse and ready to attend. He had no thought how solar might commandeer a ship yet he relied on that one way or the other he’d get his half performed after which could create the distraction that allowed Bosch to make his movement. He additionally thought of eventually making the decision to the Hong Kong police, now that he had situated his daughter, yet he speedy discarded that concept besides. Police swarming the pier used to be no warrantly of his daughter’s security. He’d follow the plan. He grew to become to go searching the nook of the warehouse and make one other payment of actions at the Northstar boat, while he observed a automobile forthcoming from the south. He famous the prevalent styling of front grille of a Mercedes. the auto used to be white. Bosch slid down the wall to make himself much less visible. Nets that have been hung to dry from the rigging of 2 boats among him and the impending vehicle additionally gave him camouflage. He watched because the automobile slowed and became onto wharf 7 after which headed down the pier towards the crane boat. It was once the automobile that they had from the Gold Coast. He stuck a glimpse of the driving force and pointed out him because the related guy who had again his glance prior. Bosch did a few fast computing and concluded that the fellow at the back of the wheel was once the fellow whose mobilephone quantity have been positioned by means of Peng within the touch record on his daughter’s telephone. He had despatched the girl and child—probably his spouse and son—inside Geo as decoys that may support him determine the person that have been texting him. Spooked by way of the final message despatched via solar, he had pushed them domestic or to a few different secure spot, dropped them after which pushed to wharf 7, the place Bosch’s daughter used to be being held.

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