By Adrian Magson
Nothing else mattered. He’d been break away via his bosses and his twisted imaginative and prescient of what had occurred observed just one finishing: revenge. And that revenge used to be concentrated exclusively on Rocco.
1963, France. A farmer reviews a truck ramming right into a vehicle close to Picardie, by way of gunfire. a bunch of Englishmen are introduced in after a bar struggle. A tramp's physique is chanced on in a burnt out truck. All this taking place after a number of makes an attempt at the President’s life.
Inspector Lucas Rocco understands there’s a connection someplace, and is recruited by way of Colonel Saint-Cloud to help with the President’s protection. but regardless of all clues pointing to the Pont Noir for the following try, either Massin and Saint-Cloud reject his suspicions. Left without different alternative, Rocco makes a decision to enquire the placement by myself, risking censure by way of his superiors.
And he should also cope with the deadly reaction of English gangsters if he may still move too a ways. while the crowd of Englishmen go back to France Rocco reveals himself the sufferer of a set-up, resulting in his suspension and research for bribery. with out badge, no authority and unsupported, Rocco continues to be made up our minds to proceed his investigation...
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Twenty-three calls. " For the press conference we had decided not to mention that Angela's body had been dumped naked but for her underwear, nor the ring which she had been wearing, in an attempt to weed out the cranks from those with genuine information. "A few promising leads though," Costello continued, stirring the tea now to give him something to do with his hands and the cup. "A mention of a traveller boy, presumably Whitey McKelvey. The two of them were seen together on Thursday night, at a disco in Strabane.
Was she epileptic? " "Never. But then, if she had a fit, she weren't murdered. " For a moment a spark of hope seemed to flicker in her eyes, as though the means of Angela's death could somehow after the final outcome. "We don't know, Sadie. " "No. " "Why? " "Just clearing some things up. " "Muire, run up and fetch them tablets from the bathroom, love," Sadie said, and the younger of the two girls - the girl whom I had thought was going to speak on my last visit - ran up the stairs, her footfalls thudding across the ceiling above us.
Then Johnny spotted one person in particular - a thin boy who looked no more than twelve or thirteen, with hair so blond it was almost white. Johnny was seen shouting at him. Then he and his brothers ran after the boy, who scuttled like a rabbit through the bushes behind the encampment and across the fields beyond, his bare back luminous in the moonlight. It was not clear who realized the Cashells' culpability first, but by the time the police arrived, someone had beaten Johnny's brothers so badly that they were unidentifiable.
Death on the Pont Noir (Lucas Rocco, Book 3) by Adrian Magson