computer on the reception
desk at Sunset Investigations is breeched by the blocky image
of a serial
killer. Detectives Marcus Ryan and Frank Curtis are not
The ace up their sleeve is Doreen Patrick, girl-friday with incredible
skills. But can they find the killer before he kills again?
the brindle bulldog became aware of a hand
waving unexpectedly beneath his chin, he cast only a glance at the
human nuisance who dared to disturb his fun. Concentrating once again
on the cat, he intensified his snarl. However, a feeling of peace began
overcoming him, and he quickly lost interest in ripping the feline to
shreds. Sitting back on his haunches, the dog resented the sensation of
wet warmth that was spreading across his chest. Raising one front paw
after another, as if stepping to a drummer's slow and deliberate beat,
he also resented the fact that his paws were getting wet.
As her enemy sank into a lifeless heap in a pool
his own blood, the orange tabby relaxed, meowing her thanks to the
stranger who was already some distance away.
James heard, but continued to run. There was no
time to waste, his mission was too important. Anticipation on the rise,
he did not bother to fold his bloody switchblade, pocketing the knife.
The next life he was going to take would be that of a man.
3: Half a Dozen
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