By Edna Buchanan
PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING REPORTER EDNA BUCHANAN'S GRITTY paintings AS A MIAMI CRIME REPORTER INFORMS THIS ELECTRIFYING AND BONE-CHILLING NOVEL OF SUSPENSE. a guy and a girl are shot useless at a strip membership in Miami seashore. a couple of hours later, an explosion rocks a kid's birthday celebration, killing a father of 3. The murders cross unsolved and the blast is deemed an twist of fate. Twelve years later, a blonde walks into the Miami Police Department's chilly Case Squad. She's been seeing her husband all over she is going. hassle is, he is been lifeless for twelve years. Buchanan's crack staff of detectives -- a devoted, complex workforce with difficulties all their very own -- is at the case during this very good, edge-of-your-seat learn.
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Electronic air scrubbers erase the odors of formaldehyde and decomposing bodies, a concept borrowed from airports that never smell like jet fuel. A bronze cannon guards the entrance. The ancient weapon salvaged from the Santa Margarita, a Spanish galleon sunk with all aboard by a killer hurricane off the Florida coast nearly four hundred years ago. " The chief medical examiner had pulled Terrell's file for the detectives. " The chief didn't sign off on the case himself. He'd been out of the country at the time, keynote speaker at a conference in Zurich.
The woman in blue chewed her lower lip, her face pinched with apprehension. She looked to be in her late thirties, but it's tough to tell the age of most women. Her name was April Terrell, she said. A plastic tag identifying her as a visitor to the building was clipped to her short, crisp jacket. Her summery dress flared at the hip and quit just above a nice pair of knees. She held a little purse demurely in her lap while apologizing for showing up unannounced. I listened, trying not to look up and be obvious.
I wanted to see the faces of murderers who suddenly realize their pasts and I have caught up with them. The job has other perks as well. No daily dealing with fresh corpses or, worse yet, corpses less than fresh. No more stepping cautiously through messy crime scenes in dark woods, warehouses, or alleyways, trying to avoid stepping in blood, brains, or worse. No more trying to forget the pain-filled screams of inconsolable survivors whose unearthly cries will scar your soul and echo in your dreams asleep or awake.