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By Ian Rankin

Michael Weston is paid well off his paintings and ask no questions. while you're a certified murderer, overall secrecy is a part of the activity. yet after a winning project in London, the police are instantly on his tail. How did they know the way to discover him? And who's his nameless organisation? Why did she or he wish his goal, a television reporter, killed? was once he organize from the beginning? The questions lead Weston to his nemesis Hoffer, a personal detective who has been searching him for years. Ever for the reason that Weston unintentionally killed an blameless American woman, her grieving father has hired Hoffer on a continuing undertaking to deliver Weston to justice. might Hoffer eventually have set a snare that labored? Weston units out to discover his mysterious organisation, touring from London to Glasgow to Seattle-even if it capacity encountering Hoffer face-to-face eventually. With the intense eye for personality and taut pacing that experience made him an the world over well known bestseller, Ian Rankin supplies a gripping tale that examines what occurs while the murderer turns into the objective, and proves once more that "in Rankin, you can't pass wrong" (Boston Globe).

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Du bist über den Sommer nachlässig geworden! « Er betrachtete sie eingehend. Alisa war über den Sommer ein wenig größer und schlanker geworden. Die Wangenknochen schienen deutlicher hervorzutreten. Sie trug eine einfache Jacke über schwarzen Hosen. Das lange blonde Haar mit dem Kupferschimmer hatte sie geflochten und zu einem Knoten hochgesteckt. Nicht gerade eine raffinierte Aufmachung, und doch passte sie zu ihrer etwas burschikosen Figur und den offenen Gesichtszügen. Sie erholte sich schneller von ihrem Schreck, als Franz Leopold erwartet hätte, und auch ihre Miene beherrschte sie fast meisterhaft.

Die langen, schlanken Finger der Vampirin schlossen sich fest um die Reling, als das Schiff wieder einmal unvermittelt ins Bodenlose abzusacken schien. Ihre Augen waren fest auf den Horizont gerichtet, wo irgendwann endlich Irlands Küste auftauchen musste, ihre Gedanken jedoch arbeiteten emsig in einer verborgenen Kammer ihres Geistes an dem großen Plan. Sie würde den Meister nicht noch einmal enttäuschen. Dieses Mal würde sie als strahlende Siegerin zurückkehren und ihn überraschen. Sein Blick würde zuerst voll Staunen und dann stolz auf ihr ruhen.

Doch die Werwölfe hätten - trotz des Paktes - sowieso niemandem gestattet, hier ohne ihre Begleitung hinunterzusteigen. Nicht einmal der Druidin Tara, die sie respektierten und achteten, jedoch nicht verehrten, und deren magischer Stimme sie nicht gehorchen mussten. Tara merkte, wie sich die steinernen Wände veränderten. Der graue Granit verschwand und wurde von weißem und grün gesprenkeltem Marmor ersetzt, durch den sich dunkel und kupferfarben schimmernde Erzbänder zogen. Sie näherten sich ihrem Ziel.

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