By Tom Graham
Time to jump into the Cortina as Sam Tyler and Gene Hunt roar again into motion in a new installment of existence on Mars. DCI Gene Hunt plunges into the boxing underworld – and this time, the gloves are coming off! The traveling reasonable has rolled into city, however it has introduced with it greater than simply dodgem vehicles and sweet floss. a tender boxer is located brutally murdered, and as Sam Tyler and Gene Hunt delve deeper into the case, it leads them at the back of the gaudy lighting and painted caravans of the fairground, into the shadowy underbelly of bare-knuckle gypsy brawlers and bloody unlawful fights. yet Sam is dealing with greater than simply police paintings. he's nonetheless being affected by The try out Card lady with scary visions of the negative doom that awaits he and Annie. what's this enormous presence that's pursuing them either? Can Sam have the opportunity of defeating this remorseless evil – or are their fates sealed? Violence, homicide, betrayal and revenge. may perhaps this be a case so macho that it'll see even the powerful Guv himself at the ropes?
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Nicht sehr. « �Mh-hm … Oma gibt mir ein Pflaster. Da ist Pu der Bär drauf«, sagte Kylie. �Ach, das ist ja nett. « �Mh-hm. « Lee hörte das Pfeifen des Wasserkessels und ging zurück in die Küche. »Wie schön. « Eine Pause. Sich mit einem kleinen Kind am Telefon zu unterhalten war Schwerstarbeit. Man musste ständig neue Themen finden, um das Gespräch in Gang zu halten. Während Lee heißes Wasser über den gemahlenen Kaffee goss, merkte er, dass sich erneut irgendetwas in seinem Hinterkopf regte und versuchte, sich in sein Bewusstsein zu drängen, doch er wusste immer noch nicht, was genau es war – ein Gedanke, eine Idee, irgendein Bild.
Morton schüttelte den Kopf. »Ich weiß nicht, Lee. « Lee strich sich mit den Fingern durch das lockige schwarze Haar, das tat er oft, wenn er aufgewühlt war. Auch das Haar seines Freundes war länger, ging es Chuck durch den Kopf – zottelig sogar, an seinen eigenen Maßstäben gemessen. Er trug sein rotblondes Haar kurz – wie die Borsten einer Bürste, sagte seine Frau immer. Die Tatortfotos, die Lee studierte, stammten von einem unaufgeklärten Mord vor einigen Wochen drüben in Queens – Unbekannte Tote Nummer Fünf, nannten sie sie.
Es gab da einen Mann, an den er sich in Momenten wie diesen wenden konnte, einen Mann, der immer zu wissen schien, was nun am besten zu tun war. Lee lächelte, als er sich durch das Drehkreuz zwängte, um die Bahn zu nehmen, mit der er während seiner Studienzeit am John Jay College für Strafrecht bestimmt hundertmal gefahren war. Er musste mit seinem ehemaligen Mentor reden – dem legendären, jähzornigen, brillanten, launischen und durch und durch menschenfeindlichen John Paul Nelson. KAPITEL 6 Professor John Paul Farragut Nelson war gar nicht erfreut.
A Fistful of Knuckles (Life on Mars, Book 2) by Tom Graham