Blood Circuit by Guy N. Smith

By Guy N. Smith

The Hammerton crew are having hassle in the course of arrangements for qualifying at California's Riverside. Led by means of Lee Hammerton, now that her father and brother were killed, she brings in Mark Slade to be chargeable for defense. Slade was once final year's runner-up at IROC, yet misplaced his nerve and concealed himself away in rural obscurity, all of the whereas guarding his mystery. yet regardless of Slade there, the staff remains to be plagued with mishaps: a mechanic is murdered, the most automobile is sabotaged and Slade survives a number of homicide makes an attempt. And putting over all of it is the legend of the Hammerton curse.

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M is alerted by means of Interpol to the iminent arrival of Pietr the Lett, foreign felony. Armed with an in depth description, he is going to the Gare du Nord to fulfill the educate, and sees Pietr go away for the Majestic resort. yet presently a physique is came across within the bathroom of the auto he had ridden in, of a guy who additionally appears to be like to slot the outline. within the pocket of the useless guy is an envelope containing a lock of hair, and the police lab is ready to offer M with the identify and tackle of the photographer who took the image that have been for years within the similar envelope. Pietr had lunched with Mr. & Mrs. Mortimer-Levingston on the Majestic, yet presently afterwards disappears.
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I did this all on my own. I could have fallen apart. But I didn’t. 26 In the end, Michael did me a favor. . 27 But Michael belonged to the past; he had nothing to do with 28 her new life. Pushing the memories aside, Kate sat down and 29 turned on her computer. The screen flashed on. Responding to 30 computer prompts, Kate quickly typed in her user ID followed by 31 the word password. Then it was on to e-mail. Among the usual 32 clutter of junk e-mails — a paralegal looking for a downtown sub-33 let, a secretary with free kittens, an associate seeking a financial ort 34 planner — she culled the few messages that demanded immediate reg 35 attention.

Then she turned the key and 24 pushed open the door. 25 Stepping into the office, Kate inhaled its familiar smells, furni-26 ture wax mingled with Chanel No. 19, a fragrance she sometimes 27 wore. She cast an approving eye around her ordered domain, with 28 its panoramic views of the Hudson River and beyond. Even in the 29 morning haze, she could make out the Statue of Liberty in the dis-30 tance, a tiny, brave figure engulfed in mist. The room was just as 31 she’d left it. Neat stacks of paper lined her desk.

I’m trying to cut him 12 some slack. You know, he’s not the typical Samson partner. He’s 13 really had a tough life. I was talking to Sheila about him last week, 14 asking her how she’s managed to be his secretary for as long as she 15 has, and she sort of defended him. Said he had this alcoholic father 16 who used to beat him up and stuff. His family was really poor. ” Kate was reluctant to see any redeeming qualities 20 in Martin Drescher. But there was no need to press the point. 21 “Anyway, I haven’t even seen him today,” Andrea continued.

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