By Ellen Byerrum
Whilst model reporter Lacey Smithsonian moved to Washington, D.C., from rugged, small city Sagebrush, Colorado, she proposal she'd by no means glance again. but if her former boyfriend, farm animals rancher Cole Tucker, is arrested for the murders of 3 girls, Lacey digs her cowboy boots out of her closet and hops at the subsequent plane.
She is sure of Tucker's innocence, till he abducts her in the course of a bold courthouse break out. Is Tucker in a position to homicide, too? Or is there a bigger conspiracy within the small city? Lacey must rustle up all of the support she will be able to get for this situation ahead of her past love is snuffed out for good...
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She paused at a page outlining the CVs of the members of the working party. Desmond was in the personnel department of the Metropolitan Police, and Shazia had recently joined the Race Hate Unit at Rotherhithe. Rex was a civilian member of a community policing committee, Nathan was a lawyer with a large private charity and Jay represented a body called Gay Victim Alliance. Looking at the six names, Kathy thought how careful someone had been with the selection. There were three men and three women, three white and three coloured, three police and three civilians.
There were no framed certificates on the walls, but just one etching, of what looked like some gigantic ancient crypt, with iron rings attached to huge stone piers. It was hung directly over the model, which was a large grey and white construction beneath a clear Perspex cover. ’ She turned and saw Sandy Clarke at the door, observing her. ‘He drew fantastical prison scenes, terrifying and sublime. And that . ’ Clarke pointed at the model, ‘. . ’ ‘Yes, a radically new kind. Designed not just to punish or rehabilitate, but to change the man.
Brock nodded. There had been no sign of a forced entry or a struggle. ’ ‘Yes. He’d been over in California for the previous three days on a project, and I picked him up at Heathrow after an overnight flight from Los Angeles. He was his usual self, energetic, wanting to know what had been going on, and he got me to make a detour on the way home to look at a site he was interested in. When we reached our offices I gave him a copy of a report we’d done for a presentation on the following Monday, so that he could brief himself over the weekend, and he took the private lift straight up to his apartment.
Death on Heels (Crime of Fashion, Book 8) by Ellen Byerrum