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By Robert Finn

ISBN-10: 0954575911

ISBN-13: 9780954575915

ISBN-10: 1423747380

ISBN-13: 9781423747383

It is a unusual form of theft: not anything is lacking and the one harm performed is to the criminals. David Braun, big name investigator for an unique coverage enterprise, discovers the fact that the crime was once meant to hide. in the back of all of it, a ruthless thief, who's rationale on buying a invaluable vintage - an old with a bloody heritage its proprietors would like to maintain hidden. Susan Milton, knowledgeable in unique antiques, needs to unearth the object's earlier to make feel of the current. while she takes at the venture she has no concept that her examine will placed her lifestyles at risk. As David and Susan discover ways to interact the items start to fall into position, however the extra they discover, the fewer they suspect. stuck among robust enemies and being hunted by way of a killer the police can't capture, their in basic terms desire is to stick one step forward. They understand adequate to place them within the worst threat in their lives. Will it even be sufficient to save lots of them?

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CHAPTER 3 That same evening Monday 7th April Susan Milton was getting angry. She sat looking over a table spread with papers. Her assistant, Kevin, was standing behind her chair. "I just thought you looked a little tense," Kevin said, in his Midwest accent. "I'm tense, Kevin, because you're bugging me. Stop screwing around and sit down," Susan said. She was also American but her accent was trickier to pin down. " Kevin said, in a soothing voice, letting the word hang. He parted her shoulder length blonde hair and laid his hands on her shoulders.

The emergency exit lamp shines with lowered intensity. A red light begins to glow from a glass- fronted panel just inside the main doors. "Count to one hundred and push this lever up," the driver says. " He takes Baseball Cap's arm and guides his hand to the lever. "It won't bite you," he says, but the younger man doesn't look convinced. "But it doesn't make sense," Baseball Cap says, a whine in his voice. ” The older man is angry but keeps his voice down. "You leave that power off for five minutes and see what happens.

The other two follow him, the driver carrying his tool-bag. On the first floor they move through a dark open-plan office, two rows of eight desks and computers, each decorated with stickers, pot plants and framed photographs. Stray light coming in through the windows partly illuminates their surroundings—sixteen little worlds—a pink crocheted cardigan stretched over a chair-back, a Weight Watchers diary, a lingering tendril of Opium. At the end of this open space, they reach a locked door. The driver pulls a crow bar out of his bag and, with two fierce tugs, splinters the doorjamb around the lock sufficiently for the door to open.

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