By Michael Craven
Introducing Donald Tremaine, P.I.
as soon as the world's #1 surfer, Donald Tremaine hand over on the most sensible of his online game, moved right into a trailer in Malibu, and have become a detective. attractive girls do not ask for his autograph anymore. Now they ask for his helpвЂ”like the beautiful Nina Aldeen, who desires Tremaine to resolve the homicide of her uncle, advertisements tycoon Roger Gale, brutally slayed in his L.A. place of work a yr prior. The police research went nowhere. The suspects are many, and the sufferer had extra secrets and techniques than a person ever knew. however the nearer Tremaine will get to the reality, the nearer he involves a killer who simply may make his most complex case his final.
a unique that either honors and invigorates the vintage inner most eye novel, physique reproduction loudly heralds the arrivalвЂ”with a bulletвЂ”of an immense contender at the noir scene.
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In that moment, looking at her looking great behind the wheel of the car, Tremaine wanted to just get in the passenger seat and drive off to no place in particular. 46 CHAPTER 8 T wo days later, Tremaine got up, went for a surf, fed Lyle, then got into his Cutlass and hit the road, headed toward the famous Gale/Parker advertising agency. He hung a left at the Lincoln-Longfellow intersection in Playa del Rey, then took another left down a short little side street called Flower Avenue. And there it was.
With that, I’ll leave you two alone,” Nina said. ” Laurie said. ” “Not this dangerous,” Tremaine said. 51 Michael Craven “Oh, he’s got a sense of humor, too,” Laurie said. ” Nina said good-bye to Tremaine and Laurie and left. Laurie Donnelly was the kind of person Tremaine needed. She had a position of stature at the agency and was happy to use it to help him out. ” “Let’s do me last. I’ve got a few things to do, stat. ” Before he had even ﬁnished his sentence, Laurie was on her phone. “Mary, it’s Laurie Donnelly.
You were quite a surfer,” Laurie said. “You’ve done some research,” Nina said. ” Laurie looked at Donald. “Still have your looks, I see. Still have the blonde hair. Not as long though. ” Tremaine smiled, embarrassed. “You’ll have to excuse Laurie,” Nina said. ” “I’m not sure I know what that word means,” Laurie said. “Nina’s an intellectual. ” “With that, I’ll leave you two alone,” Nina said. ” Laurie said. ” “Not this dangerous,” Tremaine said. 51 Michael Craven “Oh, he’s got a sense of humor, too,” Laurie said.