By Fingers Murphy
"Move over John Grisham!" -- Debbi Mack, long island occasions Bestselling writer of id predicament and Least Wanted
Vengeance burns brightest on the FLAMING inn, the blistering sequel to stick with THE MONEY.
When porn magnate Don Vargas is by accident shot by means of police in his domestic in the course of a Halloween gown occasion, Oliver Olson and his legislations companion, Mark Jendrek, are employed to sue the LAPD for wrongful demise. yet as they dig into the case, the conditions surrounding the taking pictures develop into increasingly more bizarre.
Why does the main witness to the capturing grasp himself in a warehouse?
Who made the nameless noise disturbance name that resulted in the shooting?
Was the physique that washed up on a Malibu seashore hooked up somehow?
What secrets and techniques are embedded in a mid-70s porno proven at Vargas's wake?
And who're most of these girls in Don Vargas's lifestyles? the beautiful trophy spouse with out prior. The ex-wife who helped construct an empire merely to be left in the back of while a more youthful version confirmed up. And the bright porn famous person ingénue who lived within the Vargas mansion less than the tutelage of Vargas himself.
A hundred million greenback fortune is up for grabs and the extra Ollie and Jendrek dig, the extra mired they turn into in an online of intercourse, fraud, revenge, and the ever-present specter of homicide. used to be the Vargas capturing just the start? Or was once it the top of anything poor hidden deep in everyone's past?
Before it's in all places, Ollie and Jendrek research a common truth:
WHEN everyone seems to be OUT TO SCREW one another . . .
EVERYONE finally ends up FUCKED.
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I would hardly indulge in gambling. And I would hardly patronize such a place with no such intentions. " "The Club Egret," she said, "which is off Collins, at the north end of the Beach. Mrs. Witherspoon told me Wednesday that she lost a hundred and twenty dollars there, the night before. It was probably ten dollars. I have some cash--and you can give me a check. I've kept cash in the house ever since I first moved here. Went to the bank to get the money for a rail ticket and found it was Lee's Birthday!
All right! Get going! We've taken the Club personnel--so you'll have to find your own cars in the yard. " The girl drew him deeper into the crowd. She handed him three hefty envelopes. " He thrust them into his jacket pockets--two on one side, one on the other. They showed. She started to protest--and changed her mind. Maybe it was better that way. She dropped the books on the nearest chair. "Would you take me home? " It seemed very warm out of doors. The Club Egret was near the sea and the night air smelled salty.
She had opened the compartment. " At their side, she saw the green, metal mailbox. It was for this--not light--that he had stopped. He was already scribbling. He handed one to her and she licked it. She pressed firmly, with a shaky hand. "It's pretty heavy . " "Stick a lot of stamps on it! " She tore, and stuck on, a lot. The next was ready. Then the third. She ran with them to the box and hurried back to the car. He let in the clutch. "Turn right at the next corner. " He drove two blocks. They could hear the siren purr as the bridge opened.