By Daniel Silva
Artwork restorer and someday undercover agent Gabriel Allon is shipped to Vienna to enquire a bombing and uncovers a portrait of evil stretching throughout sixty years and hundreds of thousands of lives-and into his personal own nightmares.
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Exasperated, Pellam asked, "What do you have on her? Evidence? " Lomax's smile pled the Fifth. "Look," Pellam snapped, "she's a seventy-year-old lady—" "Hey, Mr. Lucky, lemme tell you something. Last year, fire marshals investigated ten thousand suspicious fires in the city. " "That doesn't really seem like admissible evidence. " Lomax turned to his assistant. "Probable cause. He knows probable cause. Learn that from NYPD Blue? Murder One? -Simpson-watcher to me. Fuck you and your probable cause.
An ashen tone flooded her face. " Pellam asked. " Pellam took out a marking pen. "Anywhere? " He signed with a round scrawl. In the busy hall outside a placid electronic bell rang four times. " "No," the old woman responded. "I talked to her already. Called her this morning when I was awake. She was worried sick but I said I'm not in the great by-and-by yet. She oughta wait 'bout coming and let's see what happens with those tests. If they're gonna cut I'd rather her come then. Maybe hook her up with one of those handsome doctors.
A police car shot past the window with its lights going but its siren off. For some reason the silent passage made its mission seem particularly harrowing and urgent. —Beefeater had kicked in with a stab of melancholy.
A Death in Vienna (Gabriel Allon Series, Book 4) by Daniel Silva