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By Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch is dealing with the top of the road. He's been wear the DROP - Deferred Retirement alternative Plan - and given 3 years earlier than his retirement is enforced. Seeing the top of the project coming, he's fearful for instances. He doesn't need to wait lengthy. First a chilly case will get a DNA hit for a rape and homicide which issues the finger at a 29-year-old convicted rapist who used to be purely 8 on the time of the homicide. Then a urban councilman's son is located lifeless - fallen or driven from a resort window - and he insists on Bosch taking the case regardless of the 2 men's heritage of enmity. The circumstances are unrelated yet they twist round one another just like the double helix of a DNA strand. One results in the invention of a killer working within the urban for as many as 3 a long time; the opposite to a deep political conspiracy that reached again into the darkish background of the police division.

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Er ging sogar davon aus, dass sich niemand vorstellen konnte, wer diesem armen Mädchen etwas zuleide tun wollte – abgesehen von ihrem Mörder natürlich. Ein Schauer lief ihm über den Rücken, als das Team von der Gerichtsmedizin Marie in einen glänzenden schwarzen Plastiksack steckte. Marie. Er zwang sich, in Gedanken ihren Namen zu wiederholen, sie als echten Menschen zu sehen, nicht einfach als ›das Opfer‹, wie Detectives das oft taten. Sie als Menschen zu betrachten machte die Sache emotionaler, motivierte ihn aber gleichzeitig auch.

Lee schaute dem leuchtend orangefarbenen Stachelhaar hinterher, als es den Gang hinunter verschwand. Dann sah er wieder zu Nelson, der in seinem Schreibtisch wühlte – vermutlich auf der Suche nach Zigaretten. Er schien sich nie merken zu können, in welcher Schublade er sie aufbewahrte. Lee war immer etwas verwundert gewesen über das Interesse, das der gefeierte Professor Nelson ihm entgegenbrachte, ein Interesse, das mit seinem ersten Tag in Nelsons Grundkurs Kriminalpsychologie begann. Nelsons Unterrichtsstil war ein Spiegel seiner Persönlichkeit.

Nicht einmal eine Frau hätte die beiden entzweien können. �Weißt du«, sagte Chuck, »vielleicht hätte ich dich bei dieser Sache nicht hinzuziehen sollen. «, fiel Lee ihm ins Wort. « �Nein, das meine ich nicht. Ich dachte nur, wegen …« Chuck verstummte, wollte die Worte nicht aussprechen. Er kam sich wie ein Feigling vor. « Vor fünf Jahren war Lee Campbells jüngere Schwester spurlos aus ihrer Wohnung in Greenwich Village verschwunden, und mit einem Schlag hatte sich alles geändert. Lee war ein anderer Mensch geworden.

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