By Gregory Lamberson
During this action-packed novel, Jake Helman—the ex-cop and zombie killer—has manage store as a personal investigator in decrease big apple. while a girl hires Jake to end up that her useless grandson is dealing a perilous new drug referred to as “Black Magic” on a Brooklyn road nook, Jake uncovers a plot by means of a vicious drug lord to take advantage of voodoo to grab the streets of latest York urban. Gun-wielding zombie assassins, hallucinations, and betrayal confront Jake at each nook, yet voodoo creates extra terror than zombies, and Jake reveals himself poised at the fringe of madness as he fights to revive the soul of the only individual he trusts. a mix of hard-core horror and hard-boiled crime fiction, this mystery is gripping and suspenseful.
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Yet it did predict there would be more to come. Were the police simply guessing, or did their profiler have a special insight into the dynamics of the game that was up and running? It would be a challenge to get close to her and find out. But not now. It was time to switch off. He picked up the remote control and turned off the television. Then he got up, shrugging off any feelings of involvement, picked up the bronze-coloured mask beside him and put it away. Crime lab scientist Dale Quinn was an enthusiast who enjoyed his work, wore his hair in a ponytail and talked too fast.
Very arresting,’ he added. ‘That sounds like a hint to slap the cuffs on you,’ she laughed. ’ She smiled and breezed past him to the lifts, looking cool and crisp in defiance of the heatwave. Despite her composure, she gave the impression of a woman who strove hard to win. Her face and physique were in keeping with the Australian ideal of athletic good looks, and her short blonde hair was swept back. Detective Sergeant Marita Van Hassel - Rita to her friends - was arriving for another day of work with the Sexual Crimes Squad.
There were points of pain in her ribs, and a dull throbbing in her groin. The room was in total darkness, but she could feel the breeze from an open window and hear the drone of cars zooming past at high speed. There were smells of drains and petrol fumes and also a strange odour of burnt flesh. Then she remembered. He’d cruised to a stop where she was standing on a corner by the casino and after he’d picked her up they’d driven to a hotel beside the freeway. That’s where she was lying now. But why was it so dark?
Desperate Souls (The Jake Helman Files, Book 2) by Gregory Lamberson