By P. J. Brooke
The historical urban of Granada is brilliant with the spectacle of its Easter processions; its bars and streets brimming with existence. yet excessive within the adjoining Alhambra hills, gypsy guitarist Paco is located lifeless in a Sacromonte cave.
Sub-Inspector Max Romero is introduced in to enquire Paco's loss of life. An before everything effortless inquiry, it quickly colors into anything extra sinister while Max unearths a hyperlink with an important estate hypothesis within the appealing Sacromonte valley under the Alhambra Palace; one who consists of laundered drug funds, urban corruption and Opus Dei.
As Max sinks ever deeper right into a political quagmire, he clashes with outdated foe Inspector Ernesto Navarro. He discovers that, even in bright Granada, amid its attractiveness and drama, the lifeless can achieve out to the dwelling.
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Exclaimed the professor, pounding his hand on the desk. Johnny was startled and utterly bewildered. "What... " The professor giggled some more. Then he picked up the figurine and held it so Johnny could see the label. "Here, have a look! This is funny, it really is! See—right there. " Johnny looked. There was printing on the faded brown label, old-fashioned Victorian ornamental printing. It said: SOUVENIR OF CAIRO, ILLINOIS CHAPTER FOUR Johnny felt crushed. He felt cheated and humiliated and angry.
The professor looked startled, and then he waved his hand in an irritated way. "Oh, chains! Yes... hmm, yes, I suppose I should have thought of them! But I have so many things on my mind these days... hmmm... chains... yes. By the way, Henry, don't call me Rod. I hate to be called Rod. " "Sorry," said Grampa, shrugging apologetically. " "Think nothing of it," said the professor brusquely. "Can I come into your house and get something strong to drink? Some booze, I mean. " Johnny gasped. He had always had it drummed into his head when he was little that you never, never invited yourself into other people's houses.
Johnny did not know the professor quite as well. He had seen him a few times on the street, and he was—to tell the truth—a bit scared of him. But when he saw his Grampa smiling in such a friendly way, he figured the professor must be an okay person. " said Grampa, still grinning. "Are you gonna start with the two of us and then work your way down the block? From the way things look," he added, pointing to the shovel, "you've already got started. Who was it? Mrs. Kovacs? " "Oh, shut up," muttered the professor.
A Darker Night (Inspector Max Romero, Book 2) by P. J. Brooke