By Rob Thurman
Taking over bloodthirsty supernatural monsters is how Caliban and Niko Leandros make a residing. yet years in the past - ahead of they grew to become a strength to be reckoned with - the brothers have been nearly sufferers of a really human serial killer.
Unfortunately for them, that individual wicked killer was once operating as apprentice to a creature way more malevolent - the mythical Spring-heeled Jack. He's simply hit city. He hasn't forgotten what the Leandros brothers did to his murderous protégé. He hasn't forgotten what they owe him.
And now they'll pay...and pay...and pay....
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Der nickte. »Ja. « Micki hatte die Kugel in eine Plastiktüte gesteckt und zog nun an Davids Handschuh. « �Kein Problem«, sagte David, drehte sich ohne ein weiteres Wort um und war bereits hinter der Hausecke verschwunden, als Olivia feststellte, dass sie den Atem angehalten hatte. Herrgott. »Micki, gibst du die Fingerabdrücke des Mädchens in die Datenbank ein? Achte vor allem auf Meldungen aus Florida. Sie hatte Klebebildchen der Gators auf den Fingernägeln. « �Wie der Mann schon sagte – kein Problem«, antwortete Micki leichthin, aber Olivia kannte den Blick ihrer Freundin.
Hör auf! « Joel hatte zu schluchzen begonnen. »Dann ruf die 911. Bitte! « Marys Stimme klang eindringlich und leise. »Wenn wir die Feuerwehr rufen, gehen wir alle ins Gefängnis. Gefängnis, Joel. Das kommt nicht in Frage. « Aber Joel wollte nicht hören. Er wehrte sich, trat nach den anderen und versuchte verzweifelt, sich zu befreien. Hinter ihm nickte Eric mit grimmiger Miene Albert zu. Albert zog den Knüppel aus der Tasche, und kurz darauf sackte Joel in sich zusammen. Genau wie der Wachmann zuvor.
Die den Baumaterialien entströmenden Dämpfe waren oft giftig, und David kannte zu viele Feuerwehrveteranen mit Lungenschäden. Er hasste die Maske, wollte aber seine Lungen schützen. « David schwenkte die Wärmebildkamera über die stützende Wand. Dahinter befand sich der Luftschacht, wo sich oft noch weitere Brände verbargen. Doch hier war nichts. Sie waren über die Treppe hinaufgekommen und hatten die oberen Stockwerke abgesucht. Nun waren sie wieder in der dritten Etage, wo sie das Mädchen gefunden hatten.
Slashback (Cal and Niko Leandros, Book 8) by Rob Thurman