By Robert Finn
It is a unusual type of theft: not anything is lacking and the single harm performed is to the criminals. David Braun, superstar investigator for an unique coverage company, discovers the fact that the crime was once meant to hide. at the back of all of it, a ruthless thief, who's motive on buying a worthwhile old - an old with a bloody background its vendors would favor to maintain hidden. Susan Milton, a professional in unique antiques, needs to unearth the object's prior to make feel of the current. while she takes at the undertaking 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 think. stuck among robust enemies and being hunted through a killer the police can't capture, their merely wish is to stick one step forward. They be aware of sufficient to place them within the worst possibility in their lives. Will it even be adequate to save lots of them?
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David could hear voices from the other side of the brightly lit space. A breath of wind brushed his face and stirred papers on nearby desks. A moment later the constable returned with a stocky man in his late forties. He was wearing dark suit trousers, a white shirt and a blue tie decorated with tiny penguins. He looked blankly at David and pushed his fingers through his few long strands of brown hair. "I'm with the insurance company. Actually, we've met before, Inspector. " David held out his hand.
Then he picks up his tool- bag and strides off towards the front doors. ” The skier nods. The driver pushes through the doors into the foyer and sets his tool-bag down in front of the glass- fronted alarm panel. The red 'Battery Power' light glows brightly. He sticks a steel rule in the gap between the edge of the glass door and the frame. Pushing upwards he presses in the catch and pops the door open. Dropping the rule into his bag he retrieves a pair of wire-cutters and hooks one handle into the pocket of his overalls.
The policeman strains hard until suddenly the pole holding the door closed folds with a screech and drops noisily to the ground. Released, the door springs open a few inches. But with nothing to hold it in place it bangs closed again a moment later. At that moment, from the other side of the door, there's the unmistakable sound of a gun being fired. The policeman with the crow bar jumps to one side, out of the firing line. The man with the semi-automatic crouches lower, rapidly sweeping the barrel backwards and forwards, looking for a target.