By Michael Connelly
In his first case seeing that he left the LAPD's Open Unsolved Unit for the distinguished murder precise squad, Harry Bosch is termed out to enquire a homicide that can have chilling results for nationwide safeguard. a physician with entry to a deadly radioactive substance is located murdered within the trunk of his automobile. Retracing his steps, Harry learns that an enormous volume of radioactive cesium was once stolen almost immediately earlier than the doctor's demise. With the cesium in unknown fingers, Harry fears the homicide might be a part of a terrorist plot to poison an incredible American urban.
Soon, Bosch is in a race opposed to time, not just opposed to the culprits, but additionally opposed to the dep. of place of origin safety and the FBI (in the shape of Harry's one-time lover Rachel Walling), who're confident that this situation is simply too vital for the likes of the LAPD. it's Bosch's activity to turn out them all flawed.
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Holding on for her life, before it slipped away entirely, in falls and headaches and the horrifying sense of sliding away into insanity. All the bad things simply . . stopped. Her taut muscles loosened, her eyes closed, her nose was buried in a sweater that smelled of fabric softener and man, with a faint tang of smoke. She was being held tightly, engulfed in strong arms and warmth and her mind simply blanked. She was so used to the background buzz of anxiety and fear in her head, a constant hiss of static tinged with darkness, that she simply blissed out at its absence.
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He touched his baseball cap with his index finger in a salute, then took off with a squeal of t ires, leaving her completely alone on the deserted street. The trip had been such a nightmare. She‟d regretted it the moment she‟d left the house in the pouring rain. The taxi had got caught in a jam due to the sudden downpour, tipping her out at departures barely in time to make it to the gate. Two huge Airbuses were boarding and the gates were crowded with far more passengers than the relatively small Tampa airport was equipped to handle.