By Lynda La Plante
Within the newest “100-proof police procedural”* from lynda los angeles Plante, detective anna Travis needs to juggle outdated and new amorous affairs whereas monitoring down one of many world’s deadliest drug purchasers. Anna Travis is again in a brand new gripping secret from Lynda l. a. Plante, that includes the feminine detective each piece as clever, formidable, and unsuitable as leading Suspect’s Jane Tennison. Ruthless drug trafficker Alexander Fitzpatrick is without doubt one of the so much sought after males within the Western hemisphere. yet for ten years, there’s been no signal of him. Is he useless, or simply attempting to seem that manner? while an ex-colleague from the homicide squad is located shot in a dank drug den, Anna Travis is pulled into the case. She’s thankful for the distraction after her breakup with DCI Langton, and shortly unearths herself concerned with somebody new. yet because the our bodies pile up and the secret deepens, Travis and Langton needs to set aside their own historical past and interact to trace down one of many canniest criminals they’ve ever encountered.
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Now it was just below his collar, exactly as Manuel had worn his. Lastly, he had a three-week session with a dental surgeon who implanted six back teeth and gave him what they termed in Hollywood "the smile" makeover. By this time he had begun to work out, not too strenuously, but he wanted to retain his slenderness. The entire "operation" had taken almost three months and he was finally ready to return to England. Money was running out and he was about to make one of the biggest deals of his life.
Smith remained lying on the bed for twenty-four hours, before he managed to undress. Beside the bed were an array of bottles of water, vitamins and antibiotics, and a large amount of arnica tablets. He consumed them in handfiils, as they helped the bruising, but ate nothing else, just drank bottle after bottle of the water and only moved to go to the bathroom. He was in constant pain and found it difficult to find a single position to lie in that didn't make him feel as if his body was on fire.
By now, it was almost midday and Cunningham, with the duty manager, gave out assignments. Travis was to be accompanied by Gordon Loach to question Mrs. Webster, the woman who had put the call in to the station. As the team broke up, Anna had still not been formally introduced to the main officers leading the inquiry. Cunningham had returned to her office. Anna and Gordon traveled back to the murder site in a patrol car, with Anna driving. " Anna asked from behind the wheel. Gordon flushed, which wasn't too difficult; his cheeks seemed to be pinkish all the time.
Deadly Intent: An Anna Travis Mystery by Lynda La Plante