Counterfeit Wife (Michael Shayne, Book 15) by Brett Halliday

By Brett Halliday

A woman is abducted and her ransom funds is going lacking. Why is a former senator serious about the cash and what can be his connection to all of it?

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Wahrscheinlich mit Toten oder Verletzten. Brauche sofort Notarzt und Feuerwehr. « Ich wartete die Antwort nicht ab, obwohl die Vorschriften es verlangten – aber wenn da drin noch irgendjemand am Leben war, durfte ich keine Zeit verlieren. Ich riss mir das Sweatshirt vom Leib und band es mir locker vors Gesicht. »Um Gottes willen, Lindsay«, stieß ich hervor, dann hielt ich die Luft an und stürmte in das brennende Haus. «, schrie ich und musste sofort würgen, als der dichte graue Rauch mich im Hals kratzte.

Ich stehe zwar im Dienstgrad unter dir, Lindsay«, sagte Jacobi, jetzt schon leicht erregt, »aber ich habe vierzehn Jahre mehr Diensterfahrung. « Der Feuerwehrhauptmann kam auf uns zugelaufen. »Verdächtiges Objekt, möglicherweise Sprengsatz«, bellte er in sein Funkgerät. « Keine Minute später drängte sich Niko Magitakos, der Leiter des städtischen Sprengkommandos, zusammen mit zweien seiner Profis an mir vorbei. Mit ihrer schweren Schutzkleidung näherten sie sich der roten Schultasche. Niko holte ein kastenförmiges Gerät hervor, einen Röntgenscanner.

Wir haben ein paar Spuren, denen wir nachgehen müssen. « �Ich habe gehört, dass ein Baby aus dem Haus entführt wurde. « Cappy McNeil steckte den Kopf zur Tür herein. »Lieutenant, die Gerichtsmedizinerin will Sie sprechen. In der Leichenhalle. « 12 Wer sonst als Claire, ihres Zeichens Leiterin der Gerichtsmedizin von San Francisco und seit zwölf Jahren meine beste Freundin, hätte inmitten dieses ganzen Wahnsinns genau die Worte sprechen können, die mir schließlich doch die Tränen in die Augen trieben?

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