By Donna Leon
In Death and Judgment, a truck crashes and spills its harmful shipment on a treacherous street within the Italian Dolomite mountains. in the meantime, in Santa Lucia, a trendy overseas legal professional is located lifeless aboard an intercity teach. Suspecting a connection among the 2 tragedies, Brunetti digs deep for a solution, stumbling upon a seedy Venetian bar that holds the major to against the law community that reaches a long way past the laguna. however it will take one other violent dying in Venice sooner than Brunetti and his colleagues start to comprehend what's quite occurring.
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We got close to him up in Humboldt once. ” “Oh, I see, you still keep tabs. ” It would have been better to have said nothing about Kline. He waited them out now, regretting having said a word. He pictured Kline’s long pale head, the deep-set eyes, and returned Ruter’s stare. Abruptly, Ruter pressed his palms onto the table and stood. ” Marquez left the detectives sitting there and when he got out-side Petersen was arranging stuff in the back of her truck. She’d been in touch with the team, but nothing had changed with Li.
There’s a statement from that man, too,” Ruter said. ” Ruter paused. “This morning, when he came down to meet us we put him in an interview box and he talked for an hour just as calm as could be. He didn’t have a problem with anything, said he understood we had to do our jobs and agreed it didn’t look good, and by the way he said he was sorry he involved you. Then he wanted a bathroom break, but instead of going down to the bath-room he hauled ass out of there. That blue Econoline is parked down at Noyo.
I’ve got this big bed, but no you,” she said. He didn’t know how to answer, unsure whether she even meant it. They hadn’t slept together in three months. He changed lanes without commenting. It looked like a fender-bender slowing traffic, two young guys scuffling on the highway shoulder. ” she asked. ” “No, we’ve been talking on the phone. ” Call waiting interrupted her response and then she wanted to hang up, telling him first that Maria was losing too much weight, that there was a problem that needed to be dealt with, now.