By Michael Connelly
FBI agent Rachel Walling eventually will get the decision she's dreaded for years, the person who tells her the Poet has surfaced. She hasn't ever forgotten the serial killer who wove traces of poetry in his hideous crimes--and it sounds as if he has now not forgotten her.
Former LAPD detective Harry Bosch will get a choice, too--from the widow of an outdated good friend. Her husband's dying turns out typical, yet his ties to the search for the Poet make Bosch dig deep. Arriving at a derelict spot within the California desolate tract the place the feds are unearthing our bodies, Bosch joins forces with Rachel. Now the 2 are at odds with the FBI...and squarely within the course of the Poet, who will lead them on a depraved trip out of the warmth, throughout the narrows of evil, and right into a darkness all his own...
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If you happen to locate the opposite whose motorcycles are out entrance and return to Pahrump, then we’ll allow bygones be bygones right here. ’ ‘That’s now not reasonable. He used to be in there asking -’ ‘I’m the FBI. I’m no longer attracted to what’s reasonable. Take it or depart it. ’ After a second the larger guy broke from his stance and began jogging towards the trailer. The smaller substantial guy undefined. ‘Where are you going? ’ Rachel barked. ‘We’re leaving. such as you informed us. ’ ‘Good. ensure you wear your helmets, gents. ’ with out in retrospect the larger guy raised a brawny arm and shot us a fowl as he walked. The smaller massive guy observed this and did an identical. Rachel checked out me and stated, ‘I desire this works. ’ 32 the ladies within the backseat have been offended yet Rachel didn’t care. This used to be the nearest she were — the nearest anyone have been — to Backus given that that evening in la. The evening she had watched him crash backward throughout the glass and into the void that looked as if it would swallow any hint of him. in the past. And the very last thing she used to be going to allow hassle her have been the protests of the 2 prostitutes within the backseat of Bosch’s motor vehicle. the one factor that stricken her used to be her determination to permit Bosch force. They now had custodies and have been transporting them in a personal vehicle. It used to be a safety factor and she or he wasn’t certain but how they have been going to deal with the cease on the activities bar. ‘I recognize what we’ll do,’ Bosch acknowledged as he drove clear of the 3 brothels on the finish of the line. ‘So do I,’ Rachel stated. ‘You’ll stick with them whereas i am going in. ’. ‘No, that won’t paintings. You’ll desire backup. We simply proved that we shouldn’t break up up. ’ ‘Then what? ’ ‘I activate the kid locks at the again doorways. They won’t be ready to open them. ’ ‘And what’s to forestall them from mountaineering over to front seat and getting out? ’ ‘Look, the place are they going to move? they've got no selection, correct, girls? ’ He appeared up into the rearview reflect. ‘Fuck you,’ replied the single named Mecca. ‘You can’t do exactly this. We’re now not those who devoted any crimes. ’ ‘Actually, as I defined sooner than, we can,’ Rachel stated in a bored tone. ‘You were taken into federal custody as fabric witnesses in a felony research. you can be officially interviewed after which published. ’ ‘Well, do exactly it now and get it over with. ’ Rachel were shocked to profit whilst she checked out the woman’s driver’s license that her identify quite was once Mecca. Mecca McIntyre. What a reputation. ‘Well, Mecca, we can’t. I already defined that, too. ’ Bosch pulled into the gravel lot in entrance of the activities bar. there have been no different automobiles. He reduced all of the home windows a few inches and became off the automobile. ‘I’m going to place the alarm on,’ he stated. ‘If you climb over and open the door it is going to trigger the alarm. We’ll then pop out and chase you down. So don’t hassle, ok? We won’t be long gone lengthy. ’ Rachel acquired out and closed the door. She checked her cellphone back and was once nonetheless now not getting carrier. She observed Bosch fee his and shake his head. She determined she may commandeer the telephone within the activities bar, if there has been one, and make contact with the Vegas FO to document what she had.