By Sue Grafton
Beverly Danziger gave the impression of a dear, rigorously wrapped package deal from a great yet conservative store. in basic terms her compulsive chatter hinted on the anxiousness underneath her cool floor. It was once a anxiousness out of all share to the matter she put prior to Kinsey Millhone. there has been an absent sister. A will to be settled--a topic of just a couple of thousand money. Mrs. Danziger didn't glance as though she wanted a number of thousand funds. and she or he didn't appear like a person eager for a family members reunion.
Still, enterprise was once gradual, or even a personal investigator has debts to pay. Millhone took the activity. It regarded routine.
Elaine Boldt's wrappings have been an awful lot flashier than her sister's, yet they signaled an identical factor: the woman had funds. A wealthy widow in her early forties, she owned a residence in Boca Raton and one other in Santa Teresa. based on the chief of the California development, she was once final visible draped in her $12,000 lynx coat heading for Boca Raton. in keeping with the executive of the Florida development, she by no means acquired there. yet another person had and he or she was once tenting illegally in Mrs. Boldt's condo. The activity used to be starting to appear a section much less routine.
It became difficult whilst Beverly Danziger ordered Millhone to drop the case and it took on an ominous caliber whilst Aubrey Danziger surfaced, making all types of untamed accusations approximately his spouse. however it in basic terms turned sinister whilst Millhone discovered that simply days earlier than Elaine Boldt went lacking, her next-door neighbor and bridge companion were murdered and the killer used to be nonetheless at large.
A apartment destroyed through arson. A brutally murdered a girl. A lacking lynx coat. An condo burgled of worthless papers, one other ransacked in a melée of senseless destruction. And extra homicide. As Millhone digs deeper into the case, she reveals herself in a nightmarish corridor of mirrors during which fact is distorted by way of phantasm and nothing--except danger--is particularly what it kind of feels.
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