By Michael Dibdin
Aurelio Zen of Rome's Criminalpol is again, yet nobody's speculated to are aware of it. After months in clinic improving from a bomb assault on his motor vehicle, he's mendacity low below a fake identify at a seashore lodge at the Tuscan coast, ready to testify in an coming near near anti-Mafia trial. Zen has transparent directions: to relax and revel in the vintage Italian seashore vacation. yet Zen is getting stressed, and as an alarming variety of individuals are losing lifeless round him, it sort of feels only a subject of time prior to the Mafia manages to complete the activity they bungled months prior to on a lonely Sicilian road...
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I'm n-not scared. " Joe preceded the others through the window, where they paused and listened. They heard the faint thump of footsteps overhead. " Frank whispered. Tiptoeing, he led the way through the kitchen. They had just reached the foot of the stairs when Chet sneezed. Both Hardys winced as the raucous sound echoed through the house. The footsteps above stopped for a moment, then resumed at a rapid pace. Soon they ceased altogether. There was only silence. Flushing and gesturing apologetically, Chet followed the brothers hurriedly up the stairs into the darkness of the hallway.
By suppertime Joe said he was completely recovered and suggested that they watch Pembroke Road that night. "Joe," said Frank, "remember your idea about the gang's decoy tactics? We may be up against the same trick at Pembroke. The postmark on that last note, tire marks near Pembroke, maybe even Slagel's moving to Bridgewater-it's just too pat. " Joe agreed, and they decided to watch only the farm that night. The boys wired their father in code about the net and Melliman, then changed into fresh sport clothes and telephoned Chet they wanted him along.
It was too late to stop. Frank ducked and closed his eyes, yelling as loudly as he could at the same time. " CHAPTER XI Guard on the Cliff FRANK swerved to safety an instant before his brother's motorcycle crashed into the glistening wire. Joe flew into the air, as his vehicle twisted and smashed into a tree to which the net was tied. " cried Frank, leaping off his cycle and running to the still form in the roadway. Joe lay unconscious, blood oozing from his head. Both of Joe's legs were badly bruised, and Frank feared he might have suffered a concussion.
And Then You Die (Aurelio Zen, Book 8) by Michael Dibdin