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By Charles Todd
It's New Year's Eve, 1919. Scotland backyard Inspector Ian Rutledge has followed his sister to the house of mutual buddies for dinner yet will get a choice from the place of work and has to depart. at the steps outdoor, he sees a brass cartridge casing, like numerous others he's obvious in the course of the battle. yet this one has an engraving within the steel. Curious, he wallet it.
quickly after, Rutledge is at the southern coast of britain aiding the neighborhood police seize a assassin. paintings performed, on a whim he drives alongside the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic and takes a stroll out at the headland. Returning to his vehicle, he unearths one other engraved cartridge casing at the driver's seat. He's been followed.
The cartridge casing turns out to indicate to the struggle and unfinished enterprise there. to stick alive within the face of an unknown and unseen adversary, Rutledge is pressed to the bounds of his talents. He's the prey. yet who's the hunter?
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Now if you’ll excuse me, I want to talk to Ms. ” “Better you than me,” he said, rolling his eyes and gesturing toward Number Seven. “That Elaine Zimmer. Miserable lady. Always complaining. Tenants like her, I can do without. ” His eyes misted over at the mention of Stacy’s name. But he didn’t stay sentimental for long. “Be sure you spell my name right for New York Times. D-A-R-Y-U-S-H K-O-L-C-H-E-V. Here. ” He reached into his pants pocket and pulled out a grease-stained business card. “I’m good handyman.
I nodded weakly. “Did you know he was lying about being Rupert Murdoch’s nephew? We checked with Mr. ” “Actually, that was my idea,” I said, shame bubbling to my cheeks. “Howard didn’t want to lie. I talked him into it. ” “Then maybe we should book you as an accessory,” Rea joked. At least, I hoped he was joking. “Look,” I said, “I know I don’t have any training in this sort of thing, but I’m a very good judge of character, and I just can’t believe Howard is capable of murder. I mean, if he wanted to kill Stacy, why would he leave a paper trail?
Ouch. Not much excitement there. ” I sighed deeply. I knew I had to turn down the job. It wouldn’t be fair to take Howard’s money for something I knew would never work out. If there’s one thing I pride myself on, it’s my integrity. “Look, Howard. ” I reached for my pad and pen. ” Chapter Two Okay, so I was a little low on integrity that week. I had bills to pay, and a costly Frappucino habit to support. It’s not cheap living in Beverly Hills. Not even when you live, like I do, on the wrong side of the tracks, south of Wilshire Boulevard.
A Long Shadow (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery, Book 8) by Charles Todd