By Robert B. Parker
A serial killer is at the free in Beantown and the police officers cannot trap him. but if the killer leaves his pink rose calling card for Spenser's personal Susan Silverman, he will get all of the awareness that Spenser and Hawk can give.
Spenser performs opposed to time whereas he tracks the purple Rose killer from Boston's strive against region to the suburbs. His catch is either bold and courageous, and offers the tale a pleasing climax.
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Quirk turned and began to speak with the ME. I went to look at the body. There was no reason to, really. There wouldn’t be a clue. But you sort of had to look at the body if you were investigating the murder. It was part of how you did it, part maybe of the way you understood what murder was, and what this one had been. I hated it, and like always, I forced myself not to squint or look obliquely. If she could suffer it, I could look at it. I did. Belson was there, by the window, looking at the room.
But she’s in rigor. MO seems just like the other four. ” The detective shook his head. “He’s in bad shape, Lieutenant. ” Quirk said, “I’ll talk to him,” and walked over to where the man was sitting. “I’m Martin Quirk,” he said. ” He didn’t look up at Quirk. He didn’t look down at the dead woman. He simply fixed on the middle distance.
It’s an easy guess,” Quirk said. ” “Sure, but it means he went to some trouble,” I said. ” “Give him a feeling of power,” Quirk said. ” Quirk stood quietly by the board for a moment. Then he put the chalk down and walked to my desk and sat in my client chair. My office window was open an inch and the sound of traffic filtered up from Berkeley and Boylston streets. I looked over my shoulder out the window and glanced automatically at the window where Linda Thomas used to be. There was a set of pastel Levolor blinds in there now.
Crimson Joy by Robert B. Parker