A More Perfect Union by J.A. Jance

By J.A. Jance

A surprising photograph screamed from front pages of the tabloids—the final moments of a existence captured for the entire global to work out. The glance of sheer terror perpetually frozen at the face of the doomed lady indicated that her deadly fall from an top tale of an unfinished Seattle skyscraper used to be no determined suicide—and that glance will ceaselessly hang-out murder Detective J.P. Beaumont. yet his hunt for solutions and justice is resulting in extra loss of life, and to darkish and bad secrets and techniques scrupulously guarded via males of metal in the back of the locked doorways of a strong union that extracts its dues funds in blood.

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Sorry," she answered. "Don't worry about it," Manny put in quickly to Officer Jackson. "You were right. We do need her, and it's a good thing she's here. " He turned to Kramer. "Don't get your bowels in an uproar, Paul," he said. The admonition came too late. Detective Kramer is one of those intense, territorial individuals who can't stand having other people set foot on his private turf. As far as I'm concerned, he's in the wrong business. Murders seldom come posted with "No Trespassing" signs.

The admonition came too late. Detective Kramer is one of those intense, territorial individuals who can't stand having other people set foot on his private turf. As far as I'm concerned, he's in the wrong business. Murders seldom come posted with "No Trespassing" signs. In fact, at that very moment, Seattle's media clan, alerted by the sudden surge of mid-afternoon activity, was beginning to gather in a disorderly knot just outside Kramer's line of vision. Woody Carroll was doing his best to keep them herded together behind a blockade of police vehicles.

Suddenly, Detective Kramer's action made a hell of a lot more sense to me. "Thanks for the info, Peters," I said. " I thought about that for a minute. And I thought about the guy in my building as well, the one who worked for the ironworkers' local. "No," I said finally. "I don't think so. If this Kramer character is so goddamned smart, let him figure it out for himself.

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