A Darker Night (Inspector Max Romero, Book 2) by P. J. Brooke

By P. J. Brooke

The old urban of Granada is brilliant with the spectacle of its Easter processions; its bars and streets brimming with existence. yet excessive within the adjoining Alhambra hills, gypsy guitarist Paco is located useless in a Sacromonte cave.

Sub-Inspector Max Romero is introduced in to enquire Paco's demise. An first and foremost user-friendly inquiry, it quickly colours into anything extra sinister while Max unearths a hyperlink with a massive estate hypothesis within the attractive Sacromonte valley lower than the Alhambra Palace; person who contains laundered drug cash, urban corruption and Opus Dei.

As Max sinks ever deeper right into a political quagmire, he clashes with outdated foe Inspector Ernesto Navarro. He discovers that, even in shiny Granada, amid its good looks and drama, the useless can succeed in out to the dwelling.

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After a couple days, I didn’t have time to worry much about what was going on with Jimmy. Besides all my regular classes, I was enrolled in calculus and advanced chemistry at the university extension. My mom’s idea, of course. Between all that and my regular work and the college applications that I was still finishing up, I was pretty squeezed. Jimmy and I would occasionally pass one another in the halls, but I felt like I had to make an appointment just to take a leak. So I really wasn’t paying attention, know what I’m saying?

I was about ten, and fires were still cool, right up there with haunted houses and sandlot baseball. The roof of the Fletcher place was gone, caved in, and the second story completely gutted. But all I’d heard was there was a fire. Period. No other explanation. Another house, this one made of sturdy red brick, had been built, and the family there now wasn’t Fletcher, but everyone in town still called it by the old name. “If the kids were there, why didn’t they stop him? ” “They were in back,” Robert said.

Don’t approve. Of the photographers, I guess. ” Jimmy rinsed pails, so I 25 really couldn’t see his face. ” Those kind of people? ” He did a one-shouldered shrug. “A couple candids here and there. I like candids, because it’s when they don’t think you’re looking that you catch people being themselves. Anyway, I’ll probably do the yearbook and school newspaper. Some of the bands that play down at Cuppa Joy want me to do them, too. You know, publicity shots. I even get paid. I do them between sets, or before the band gets started.

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