Gone, Baby, Gone: A Novel (Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series)

By Dennis Lehane

“Powerful and uncooked, harrowing, and unsentimental.”

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Chilling, thoroughly credible….[An] completely gripping story.”

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“Mr. Lehane promises gigantic time.”
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In Gone, child, long gone, the grasp of the recent noir, New York Times bestselling writer Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Shutter Island), vividly captures the advanced good looks and darkness of working-class Boston. A gripping, deeply evocative mystery concerning the devastating secrets and techniques surrounding a bit lady misplaced, that includes the preferred detective staff of Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, Gone, child, long gone was the foundation for the seriously acclaimed movie directed by way of Ben Affleck and starring Casey Affleck, Ed Harris, and Morgan Freeman.

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What? ” “You broke in when you knew he was once coming again? ” She shrugged. “Something came to visit me. ” “You’re nuts. ” She gave me a throaty laugh. “Nuts adequate to maintain you , Slick. That’s all i want. ” I couldn’t make a decision no matter if i needed to kiss her or kill her. The walkie-talkie squawked at the seat among us, and Broussard’s voice popped during the speaker. “Poole, you were given him? ” “Affirm. Taxi relocating south on buy, heading for the limited-access highway. ” “Kenzie. ” “Yeah? ” “Miss Gennaro with you? ” “Affirm,” I acknowledged in my inner most voice. Angie punched my arm. “Stand through. Let’s see the place he’s going. I’m going to begin jogging again. ” We listened to a minute or so of useless air sooner than Poole got here again on. “He’s at the parkway and heading south. Ms. Gennaro? ” “Yeah, Poole. ” “Are all our buddies in position? ” “Every final one. ” “Turn in your receivers and depart your place. decide up Broussard and head south. ” “You acquired it. Detective Broussard? ” “I’m heading west on vast highway. ” I positioned the auto in opposite. “We’ll meet you on the nook of vast and Batterymarch. ” “Copy that. ” As I left the storage, Angie grew to become at the boxy transportable receiver within the backseat and changed the amount until eventually we heard the gentle hiss of Mullen’s empty condominium. I reduce in the course of the parking ramp below Devonshire position, took a left on Water, rolled via publish place of work and Liberty squares, and located Broussard leaning opposed to a road lamp in entrance of a deli. He hopped within the vehicle as Poole’s voice came visiting the walkie-talkie. “Getting off the freeway in Dorchester by way of the South Bay shopping mall. ” “Back to the outdated neighborhood,” Broussard stated. “You Dorchester boys simply can’t remain away. ” “It’s like a magnet,” I guaranteed him. “Scratch that,” Poole acknowledged. “He’s taking a left on Boston highway, heading towards Southie. ” I acknowledged, “Not a really robust magnet, besides the fact that. ” Ten mins later we handed Poole’s empty Taurus on Gavin highway within the middle of previous Colony undertaking in South Boston and parked part a block up. Poole’s final transmission had informed us he used to be following Mullen into outdated Colony walking. till he contacted us back, there wasn’t a lot to do yet take a seat and wait and view the venture. no longer a bad-looking sight, truly. The streets are fresh and tree-lined and curve gracefully via red-brick structures with freshly painted white trim. Small hedges and squares of grass lie below such a lot first-floor home windows. The fence encircling the backyard is upright, rooted, and freed from rust. so far as tasks cross, outdated Colony is likely one of the so much aesthetically enjoyable you’re apt to discover during this nation. It has slightly a heroin challenge, notwithstanding. And a young person suicide challenge, which most likely stems from the heroin. And the heroin most likely stems from the truth that whether you do develop up within the prettiest undertaking on the planet, it’s nonetheless a undertaking, and you’re nonetheless becoming up there, and heroin ain’t a lot however it beats observing a similar partitions and an identical bricks and an identical fences your entire existence. “I grew up here,” Broussard acknowledged, from the backseat.

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