Date With the Devil by Don Lasseter, Ronald E. Bowers

By Don Lasseter, Ronald E. Bowers

MURDER within the speedy LANE

David Mahler, a 43-year-old east coast attorney, got here to Hollywood for the fame way of life, the motion picture undefined, and the ladies. At his seven-level domestic within the Hollywood Hills, Mahler rubbed elbows with the seedy components of the leisure global: wannabe rock stars, drug lords, and porn stars—one of whom brought him to Kristin Baldwin, a fine looking, upbeat blonde. One evening, in the course of a violent argument in his bed room, a vicious, drug-crazed Mahler grabbed a gun. A shot rang out—and Kristin was once by no means noticeable alive again.

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It had felt like a betrayal to know that sort of intimacy when the mother would never have allowed it had she been given a choice. Myrrh-Ann did not need to know that a human had killed Saul. It was better that she cursed Jacob, hated the one justified by their laws to deliver such a sentence, rather than a vulnerable woman who barely knew what she’d done. Noah had sensed he was holding back information. The Enforcer was aware of his monarch’s perceptions, but he hadn’t seen fit to elaborate just yet.

Suddenly, it grew tired of toying with her and leapt forward. Isabella squealed in alarm, instinctively falling to the floor and somersaulting right out from underneath its target area. She scrambled to her feet much more easily than she would have imagined a bookworm like herself would have been able to. She turned, her heart pounding violently, just in time to see the thing regroup and lunge angrily toward her once more. This time all she could do was swing out at it with the rod in her hands, praying she made hard enough contact.

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