The Night Detectives (David Mapstone, Book 7) by Jon Talton

By Jon Talton

The wasteland urban of Phoenix, Arizona, has its secrets and techniques and its now not conversant in giving them up simply. Ex-cop Mike Peralta and chilly case specialist David Mapstone have left the legislation in the back of and shaped a detective corporation to unearth them. And it's began badly...

Moments after hiring them, their first consumer is gunned down. And the deaths don't cease there. somebody is killing their shoppers, killing each person attached with their instances, and is now coming for them.


The resolution will lead Mapstone and Peralta into the area of human trafficking, corrupt politics, and the white supremacist circulate.

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The thing to remember is that all men are equal. ” I read that somewhere. But there’s nothing to stop an individual indulging in a little attack slightly more often than that, to avoid getting too bored. Just like Brian. You start by not dar­ ing to kill yourself, or to suffer, or to desire. And in the end all action becomes impossible. You go on living just out o f fear. Until the explosion occurs, and an attack o f some kind causes you pain, the real undeniable pain that can impart a bit of intelligence even to an idiot.

37 ♦CHAPTER FOUR ♦ I was sure my father had loved me. He always seemed busy with his own affairs and wanted me to do boring or impossible things like ice skating or becoming a chess champion. But when he looked look at me out o f those misty blue eyes, he seemed to be gazing inside himself at someone amazingly intelligent, perhaps even beautiful, someone who was worthy o f immeasurable affection. In the absence of other evi­ dence and given my mother’s self-effacing nature, I’d concluded at an early age that the idol I could see reflected from those wondering eyes could only be myself, Stephanie Delacour.

It’s also like when I learned to travel through different languages, dying every time I ♦ 21 ♦ 4 Julia Kristeva crossed a frontier, then being reborn elsewhere. But that’s enough sen­ sibility from stuck-up Stephanie, the well-known bluestocking! I’m really more inclined to laugh at the cave I hide deep inside me and carry about with me and encounter in the form of a pullout bed all over the world, like one o f a nest o f Russian dolls. Immature Stephanie Delacour who imagines she’s left the womb!

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