Silent Prey (Lucas Davenport, No 4)

By John Sandford

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Dr. Mike Bekker, a psychotic pathologist, is again at the streets, doing what he does best?murdering one helpless sufferer after one other. Lucas Davenport is aware he must have killed Bekker while he had the opportunity. Now he has a moment opportunity?and the time to hesitate is thru.

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We’re going upstairs. You remain the following, don’t enable anyone or whatever in or out. simply freeze the scene and be cautious. Bekker can be down lower than, for all we all know, and he’s armed. ” “This is Bekker? ” “This is Bekker,” Lucas proven. To Fell, he stated, “Come on. Let’s get him. ” bankruptcy 28 Lily referred to as the patrol lieutenant on the 5th Precinct and ordered backup squads to Lacey’s construction: “It’s Bekker,” she stated. “Get them there now. ” She dropped the telephone again on its cradle and sat down, seriously, in O’Dell’s visitor’s chair, sorting it out. They have been within the vehicle . . . O’Dell peered at her throughout his expansive table. “What was once that each one approximately? ” he requested. “The name from Davenport? i feel i used to be pointed out. ” His voice was once gruesome, peremptory. chilly. Lily shook her head. “I need to know what he stated, Lieutenant,” O’Dell barked. “Shut up, I’m thinking,” she stated. O’Dell’s eyes narrowed and he sat again. He’d been a political candidate for 5 many years, and he instinctively reacted to the caution tone in her voice. Balances had replaced someplace, and he didn’t recognize precisely the place. He attempted a probe. “I won’t be maneuvered, Lieutenant,” he stated, emphasizing the rank. “Perhaps a precinct-level task will be extra your variety in any case. ” Lily have been peering on the wall above his head, her lips relocating just a little. Now she dropped her eyes to his face: “You must have burnt up the price ticket requisition for purple Reed sooner than you despatched him to South Carolina, John. I’ve received the price tag vouchers together with your signature, I’ve bought the stories on his alleged statements, I’ve even acquired the Columbia collage transcripts displaying that he took periods you lectured at. I additionally recognize you fastened a minimum of one drug arrest for him. So don’t supply me any shit approximately precinct-level jobs, ok? ” O’Dell nodded and settled in his chair. this might be dealt with. every little thing should be dealt with by means of he who waits. He sat silently as she stared on the wall above his head. ultimately, a tear trickled down her cheek and she or he stated, “I desire your aid with the pc. ” “What in regards to the purple Reed stuff? ” O’Dell requested. “I’m unlikely to exploit it, for Christ’s sakes. I suggest, I can’t conceive of any situations that I’d use it. It was once simply anything . . . i discovered out. ” O’Dell grinned regardless of himself. this is able to be dealt with, okay. The query now was once, who might do the dealing with? “Davenport,” he acknowledged. “You informed me to not underestimate him. yet he appears like a fuckin’ brawler with that scar on his face, and what he did to Bekker . . . ” “Two Robin Hoods simply confirmed up at Bekker’s hideout. Lucas goes to take them. ” “What? ” Now O’Dell used to be burdened. “The desktop? ” “Tell me what’s occurring . . . . ” “I wish you to run Copland opposed to Kennett. ” O’Dell stared, his thick lips getting in and out as he did the calculations, a nursing movement, rainy and unsightly. “Oh, no,” he acknowledged. He grew to become, pulled himself throughout to the pc terminal, flicked a swap, waited till the pc booted up, entered a person identify and password, and started the method. The matching run took ten mins.

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