By Kirk Russell
A brand new crime sequence set in San Francisco launches with a past due evening mobile name. The physique of a tender lady lies in a trash-strewn room of a derelict development in China Basin. With that, veteran San Francisco murder inspector, Ben Raveneau, and his hard-charging new associate, Elizabeth l. a. Rosa, trap their first case jointly. yet they can’t determine the sufferer and so they don’t recognize why she was once there. A fake confession misleads and the plain suicide yet attainable homicide of an SF murder inspector on scientific depart might tie in. while Raveneau and l. a. Rosa ultimately trap a holiday they're led into the earlier and a protracted in the past case. a lady well-known for her charitable works strikes into concentration and the inspectors modify over again. Now they’re shut yet are racing opposed to an individual reason on preventing them.
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He saw struggle. He guessed she was conscious and it looked from how her make-up ran that she had cried. She knew what was happening. CSI arrived, lugged in their gear, their baggy cargo pants floating around them. The photographer showed up. La Rosa stayed near the CSI team; that’s what her generation believed in. Raveneau walked back outside, walked China Basin Street looking at vehicles, taking down plate numbers in case one of these cars was hers. He studied the handful of spectators, and saw the medical examiner come out and go to his wagon.
I’m going to give the detective here what I have on Cody Stoltz and we’re going to approach this as a joint investigation. But this Choy already settled on suicide. He’s seen other suicides. ’ Bates didn’t seem to hear. He exhaled hard and said, ‘God help me if it was Stoltz. I blew off everything Ted said about him. Tell me he just killed himself because he knew it was over. ’ It took Raveneau a moment to get what Bates was saying. ’ Bates shook his head. ’ Bates nodded and then turned away. ELEVEN From a second floor window of the guest house Stoltz watched the car sweep beneath the big oaks on the long curved drive in front of his mother’s house.
Two-story guest house, painted yellow with a big rose garden behind it, and thank you. ’ Whitacre seemed agitated by the request but did it anyway. He had spotted Stoltz in a parking lot outside a Belmont hardware store not far from where he lived. Stoltz was watching the front doors and Whitacre came out a side door after buying grape stakes to repair his fence. Stoltz wasn’t watching the side of the building and Whitacre got close enough to confirm it was him and get his plates. After recounting this he didn’t wait for any more questions.