By Faye Kellerman
LAPD murder detective Peter Decker and his spouse, Rina Lazarus, might be blindsided via a brutal a number of homicide during this twisting story of suspense from long island occasions bestselling writer Faye Kellerman. "They say lifeless males do not speak, but when you pay attention, they do." As a lieutenant within the LAPD, murder detective Peter Decker does not get many calls at three a.m. until a case is nasty, sensational—or either. an individual has damaged into the specific Coyote Ranch compound of billionaire developer man Kaffey and viciously gunned him down, together with his spouse and 4 staff. a well known determine on either the company and society pages, Kaffey, along with his sons and his more youthful brother, Mace, outfitted many of the purchasing department stores in Southern California and earned a name for philanthropy, donating thousands to necessary explanations. It does not take lengthy for Peter, his depended on detectives Scott Oliver and Marge Dunn, and the remainder of his murder crew to determine that the ugly killings needs to be an within task. issues turn into much more entangled once they realize that Kaffey's largesse had incorporated corporations that prolonged moment possibilities to delinquents, a lot of whom Kaffey had employed for his own safeguard. yet used to be the task natural murder/robbery or whatever much more twisted? A developer of Kaffey's value does not make billions with out making extra enemies with blood grudges. With leads taking the workforce throughout L.A., up and down the Golden kingdom, and into Mexico, Decker is lots busy—and lots grateful to not need to fear approximately his spouse, Rina Lazarus, getting stuck up during this lethal case. Rina is out of harm's method, serving on a jury on the courthouse. yet then an opportunity come upon with a courtroom translator who wishes her aid leads Rina into the terrifying middle of her husband's homicide investigations—and directly into the trail of a gang of ruthless killers. to guard Rina, Decker needs to locate his prey sooner than dying unites his worlds. A fast moving travel throughout the city panorama of L.A., Blindman's Bluff is a riveting mile-a-minute thrill journey from a powerful grasp of her craft.
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By the time the prosecution rested and the defense was due up, it was time to go home. After receiving their orders not to talk or discuss the case with anyone, the jury slowly and silently filed out of the courtroom as the bailiff looked them over one by one by one. Rina was reminded of the metaphor used on the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year’s. God judges all his people as they pass under him one by one—as if he were counting a flock of sheep. Once in the hallway, the group made a break for the elevators.
SEVEN DECKER WAS DEAD to the world from twelve midnight until six-thirty the next morning when the alarm rang out. The bed was empty, but he heard noises coming from the kitchen. He showered and shaved and dressed and walked into the breakfast room at seven where coffee was already brewing. “Good morning,” Rina said. ” He poured a cup of java from the drip machine and took a sip. “Wow, that’s good. ” “I’ve already done that. ” “You. She told me—and I quote—‘It was really nice for Abba to show up.
I’ve got to run. ” “Got it,” Decker said. ” Marge asked. “Not yet, but I’m sure I will,” Rain told her. ” “I did,” Decker said. ” “Let me put it this way,” Rain said. “They’re charitable people. They’re also moneyed people. ” GIL KAFFEY HAD tubes in his nose, tubes in his arms, and tubes in his stomach. His face was bruised and swollen, his eyes were bloodshot, and his lips dry and cracked. Marge had pulled up his picture on her laptop and the man in front of them bore no resemblance to the good-looking, selfconfident guy on the computer screen.