By Michael Kerr
Detective Inspector Laura Scott is creating a clean commence. Following the unintended loss of life of her daughter, Kara, she has transferred from the Met as much as Yorkshire.The slower velocity of existence and alter of scene proves valuable, up till 3 younger women are brutally murdered. Laura has to stand the truth that a serial killer is working on her patch, and the case dossier has landed on her desk.With no forensic facts or obvious cause, Laura quickly - and unofficially - contacts an outdated pal who had additionally been her lover; Jim Elliott, an ex-FBI profiler now residing within the united kingdom and working a profitable PR corporation in London.Jim reluctantly consents to refer to at the case, to convey his 'mind hunting' talents to assistance from Laura and her group, to confidently establish and understand the homicidal maniac referred to as the Tacker.
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Blackfin blies, und fünf Kubikmeter Gas schossen aus seinen heißen Lungen in die Luft, wo sie sich zu einer kühlen Fontäne aus Dampf verdichteten. Seine flache, mächtige Schwanzflosse schlug aufs Meer. Selbstbewusst stieß er ins Wasser und schwamm innerhalb weniger Sekunden mit höchster Geschwindigkeit. Er hinterließ eine schäumende Bugwelle, als er durchs Wasser pflügte. Er fühlte sich stark. Er spürte das Rauschen der Geschwindigkeit, und das Land kam schneller auf ihn zu, als er denken konnte.
Fragte Joe mit einem leichten Keuchen – er war nicht in bester Form, und um mit Roddys weit ausholenden Schritten mitzukommen, musste er laufen. Aber Roddy antwortete nicht und ging einfach weiter. Schließlich gab Joe auf und blieb am Eingang zum Pier stehen. «, rief er klagend. Roddy fluchte, als der klapprige Ford Escort nicht ansprang. Schon zum dritten Mal drehte er den Schlüssel und lauschte dem Orgeln des Anlassers. Wieder klingelte sein Handy. « �Entschuldigung. « �Ah«, sagte Whitaker ernst.
Sie wissen schon. « �Ach, das. Unsere dicken Freunde im Meer, die die Schiffe schubsen. « Rattigan verzog spöttisch das Gesicht. �Es scheint immer schlimmer zu werden. Jeden Monat schreibe ich das Protokoll der Sitzungen mit hohen Beamten aus dem Verteidigungsministerium und der Fischereibehörde, die die Situation im Blick behalten. Anscheinend haben in der letzten Zeit isländische Fischkutter, die am Rand von SONAZ arbeiten, seltsame Erfahrungen mit Walen gemacht. Sie haben gemeldet, dass eine Unmenge von Walen – mehrere Dutzend – den Trawlern folgen …« Rattigan reagierte nicht.
A Deadly Compulsion by Michael Kerr