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By Joel Goldman

Book V of Lou Mason

A man's physique is located decapitated, wrapped in plastic, and crammed within the trunk of a Fleetwood Cadillac parked outdoor a federal courthouse. The car's proprietor is a sweet-natured con guy who's on trial for mail fraud - yet blameless of homicide.

Kansas urban defence legal professional Lou Mason has no inspiration how a corpse ended up in his client's motor vehicle. but if the sufferer is pointed out as a felony defendant in a sexually charged lawsuit, Mason is pressured to crew up with a lady from his previous - a super FBI agent who could be enjoying head video games of her personal.

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He took his dinner break at a Denny’s, pushing an undercooked omelet around on his plate and drinking two cups of watery coffee. The rest of the time, he ran the routine, driving in repeated loops through his sector, as swallows darted and the light drained from the sky. He stayed on the move, fell into a rhythm that ran like an alternating current. He anticipated. He reacted. He drove and he watched. He monitored the radio. After he’d resigned from the Ryland Ohio Homicide Division, Ben had drifted south and eventually taken the first available opening on the Magnolia Beach Police Force and had seen it as a sign of sorts that it had been in Patrol.

That was another element in the Sunday afternoon ritual that Corrine had to endure—Stanley’s taste in music. He alternated every other week with his favorite albums. This afternoon it was the Broadway version of Zorba The Greek. Last Christmas, in an admittedly transparent conciliatory gesture that she hoped would cut some of the tension that existed between Stanley and her, Corrine had bought a state-of-the-art sound system and the CDs of Zorba and Savina Yannatou, Haris Alexiou, Angela Dimitriou, Stella Konitopoulou; a hit parade of names she had no idea how to pronounce.

Her hands had begun to tremble, and Corrine dropped them into her lap, balled them into fists. Something lurched in her stomach. Stanley went back to cutting his meat. Corrine knew she should drop the whole thing, but she couldn’t shake Stanley’s mocking smile or the way his eyes had zeroed in on hers when she challenged him. ” He barked out a short laugh, then winked. ” He paused and shrugged. ” Corrine turned to Buddy. “I want to go home. ” Stanley waved off her words. “A little misunderstanding,” he said.

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