Teresa Solana's A Shortcut to Paradise (Borja & Eduard, Book 2) PDF

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By Teresa Solana

ISBN-10: 1904738796

ISBN-13: 9781904738794

Marina Dolç, media determine and author of bestsellers, is murdered in on the Ritz in Barcelona at the evening she wins a huge literary prize. The killer has battered her to demise with the trophy she has simply received. The detective twins Borja and Eduard are plunged into the murky waters of the bookish Barcelona scene and wish all their wit and abilities of improvisation to unravel this example of truncated literary lives.

As in A no longer So ideal Crime, Teresa Solana combines humor and roman noir in a serious portrait of latest society, consequently with writers because the protagonists. The homicide path results in the main not likely areas in hilarious scenes worthwhile of Tom Sharpe, no matter if within the sausage-making city of Vic, the packed cells of the infamous Modelo criminal, or a literary social gathering the place site visitors get excessive on loaded canapés.

Teresa Solana lives in Barcelona. Born in 1962, she studied philosophy and labored as a literary translator and essayist. She has written numerous novels saved quietly in her drawer. A now not So ideal Crime, her first released name, received the 2007 Brigada 21 Prize for the simplest Catalan secret novel.

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That was an illegal casino, though. This was my first time in a legal 26 Parnell Hall—Favor [e-reads] one. In the illegal casino I’d lost fifty dollars. That time, of course, the wheel had probably been rigged. I figured the wheels in here probably weren’t. I also figured it probably wouldn’t make any difference. The odds are for the house, so eventually you’re going to lose, one way or another. The other thing was, all the tables, blackjack, craps and roulette, had a five dollar minimum bet. On my travel budget, that was just too steep.

I also figured if I got a ticket it would serve me right. Harold came out of the parking lot, crossed the street and went into an office building. I whipped out my pocket notebook and checked. Sure enough, that was the address MacAullif had given me for Harold’s firm. I didn’t follow Harold into the building. I didn’t want him to see me, and there would have been no point. I just stood on the sidewalk, cursing Harold, cursing MacAullif and cursing myself. I stomped off to a diner down the street, went in the men’s room, took the piss of my life and stomped back out again, without even feeling guilty that I hadn’t ordered anything.

At 8:25 the front door opened and a man came out. About thirty, 5’10”, one hundred sixty pounds, dark hair, blue eyes. I checked the photograph. Son of a bitch. It was him. Harold Dunleavy. The perpetrator himself. I’d done it. I’d identified him. Harold Dunleavy got in his car, pulled out of the driveway, turned left, drove past me, and headed back toward town. I gave him a head start, then pulled out and tagged along. 31 Parnell Hall—Favor [e-reads] There’s a trick to following someone in a car.

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