By Kirk Russell
A brand new crime sequence set in San Francisco launches with a overdue evening mobilephone name. The physique of a tender lady lies in a trash-strewn room of a derelict construction in China Basin. With that, veteran San Francisco murder inspector, Ben Raveneau, and his hard-charging new associate, Elizabeth l. a. Rosa, capture their first case jointly. yet they can’t establish the sufferer and so they don’t be aware of why she was once there. A fake confession misleads and the obvious suicide yet attainable homicide of an SF murder inspector on scientific depart might tie in. while Raveneau and los angeles Rosa ultimately seize a holiday they're led into the prior and a protracted in the past case. a lady well-known for her charitable works strikes into concentration and the inspectors regulate over again. Now they’re shut yet are racing opposed to an individual purpose on preventing them.
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When she walked out she was dressed and already late to a Saturday appointment at a winery in Santa Cruz. She had just driven away when Lieutenant Becker called, his voice weighed by the message. ‘Ted Whitacre is dead. A caretaker found him this morning. The Burlingame police are there and want to call it suicide. I need you to go there, Ben, and represent us. Tell them this is a joint investigation. Make that clear to the detective in charge. His name is Ed Choy. I’ll text you his number. Call him on your way down.
Others are too. There’s a lot of concern about the low solve rate, in particular with respect to gang slayings. ’ You’ve got that right, she thought, and then wondered when Grainer had last been around gangbangers. She thought of Raveneau text messaging the dealer, going back and forth with him, Raveneau with his salt and pepper hair, and no real respect for racial differences. What did he say to her today? That he didn’t believe in race, that it didn’t matter any more, especially not on the homicide detail.
His name is Ed Choy. I’ll text you his number. Call him on your way down. ’ When Raveneau arrived, Whitacre’s body was already gone and the Burlingame detective, Ed Choy, was sitting at Whitacre’s kitchen table, typing on a laptop. As Choy started to explain, Raveneau realized Burlingame must have waited several hours before calling them. ‘The caretaker found him lying on his back in bed with a gunshot wound to the head. She didn’t touch anything and called us from her cell phone. We found a gun registered to him lying on the bed and recovered a bullet buried in the headboard.
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