By Frank Smith
Detective Inspector Neil Paget faces considered one of such a lot problematic instances of his occupation whilst a physique with out leads is discovered.
The discovery of the physique of neighborhood photographer Billy Travis, having fallen from a bridge directly to the railway tracks less than, leaves Detective Inspector Neil Paget baffled. whereas the demise plunge was once no coincidence, the corpse came upon certain and gagged with the letter A is carved into his brow, Travis led a quiet, unremarkable lifestyles. with out proof or ends up in stick to, the research stonewalls.
But while a moment physique indicates up in the same country, Paget needs to realize what connects the 2 sufferers if he's to have any probability of cracking the case.
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A makeshift stone table had lost one leg and leaned awkwardly in one corner. A metal chair, old and rusted, rested on its side against a wood-reinforced dirt and rock wall. Two tunnels branched off the room—one narrow like the tunnel she’d come from; the other a bit wider with a metal track laid on the ground, disappearing into the dark beyond the scope of her light. An old mining cart with metal wheels sat at the end of the line. She couldn’t go farther into the mine without putting herself at great risk, as well as worry Sean while he was injured topside.
Lucy—” A deep, male voice said, “Sean, I have equipment in my truck to get both of you back up. ” It was useless to argue. How else was he going to get out of this pit? He just didn’t want Lucy to see him like this. But of course Lucy could handle it. She could handle anything life handed her. Even him in this condition. He just … hell, he didn’t know what he was thinking. The pain was making him stupid. He closed his eyes again. He thought he heard Lucy talking, but it was far away. “Sean? Hang tight.
I just can’t figure out why. I wasn’t raised in Spruce Lake. ” “He left five years ago, when he went to college. ” Five years was nothing for someone dead set on revenge. “We need to talk to him,” Lucy said. Tim turned off the road onto a two-lane highway. Two miles north was the main road into the town of Spruce Lake, but Tim turned south. ” When Tim turned onto the logging road, he slowed down as the truck bounced over rocks, branches, and potholes. Lucy spotted an ATV partly hidden in the trees, about twenty feet down from the logging entrance.