By J. A. Jance
Seattle investigator J. P. Beaumont is operating a sequence of murders within which six younger women were wrapped in tarps, doused with fuel, and set on hearth. Their charred is still were scattered round a number of unload websites, making a grisly trend of dying throughout western Washington. whilst, millions of miles away within the Arizona wilderness, Cochise County sheriff Joanna Brady is calling right into a murder within which the aged caretaker of an ATV park used to be run over and left to die. the entire guy has left in the back of is his puppy, who's the unbelievable witness to a couple type of turf warfare—or almost certainly anything extra sinister. Then a leap forward in Beaumont's case leads him on to the Southwest and into Brady's jurisdiction. while the 2 met on a joint research years past, sparks flew. less than various conditions, either one of them admit, much more can have occurred. yet the following, because the threads in their likely separate circumstances wind jointly, Beaumont and Brady needs to set aside echoes in their shared previous as they're once more drawn into an orbit of deception. other than this time it isn't simply their very own lives which are at risk yet these of the folks closest to them besides.
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We don’t hand out medication here,” she said. “Why don’t you just lie there for a while with your eyes closed. ” When she finally left me alone, I must have fallen asleep. I woke up when my phone rang. “Beau,” Ross Alan Connors said. ” Connors has been the Washington State Attorney General for quite some time now, and he was the one who had plucked me from my post-retiremen time to get on, I couldn’t do it. She ended up having to go on the ride with the people who were standing in line behind us.
The idea that there might be sand dunes much closer to home came as something of a shock. “I didn’t know we had any of those,” she said. “You do now,” Ernie told her. ” “What about the dog? ” “Maybe so. He was wearing a collar and it looks like he has tags, but no one can get close enough to read them. Natalie’s working on him now, trying to get him into her truck. Once she does that, maybe she’ll be able to tell us something. ” “All right then,” Joanna said. ” “Good,” Ernie said. “I’m glad to hear it.
He said he’d seen an Animal Control truck turn in here and a cop car, too, one that took off over the dunes. I couldn’t figure out why Animal Control would be here. I know Miller’s licensed. I took care of that myself. So I headed out here on my lunch hour to see what happened. I followed the tracks and they led me right here. So what did happen? Did he come down that dune too fast and take a spill? ” That jeep doesn’t look much safer, Joanna thought, but what she said was “We don’t think what happened was an accident.