By J.A. Jance
A surprising photograph screamed from front pages of the tabloids—the final moments of a lifestyles captured for the entire international to determine. The glance of sheer terror forever frozen at the face of the doomed lady indicated that her deadly fall from an top tale of an unfinished Seattle skyscraper used to be no determined suicide—and that glance will ceaselessly hang-out murder Detective J.P. Beaumont. yet his hunt for solutions and justice is resulting in extra loss of life, and to darkish and poor secrets and techniques scrupulously guarded by way of males of metal in the back of the locked doorways of a robust union that extracts its dues funds in blood.
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Hey, wait a minute. Aren't you…" Manny paused, searching for the name, then broke off, embarrassed. " Parker finished for him. He sighed. "Yes, that's me," he said, and held out his hand. Manny shook it wonderingly. "You know, my wife's crazy about you, your pictures, I mean," he said. " Manny groped in his pocket for the small notebook he carried there. He found it at last and tore out a page which he handed to Derrick. "Could I have your autograph? For my wife, I mean. " Obligingly, Derrick took the paper.
Peters continued. " I couldn't believe I was saying it. Maybe it was guilt about my own kids that made me say yes. I remembered back when Kelly and Scott were little. I had worked event security at Bumbershoot for two of the three days. When I woke up Monday morning and Karen said that she wanted to take the kids and go Bumbershooting, she and I got in a hell of a fight. We ended up not going at all. Did I say maybe it was guilt? Of course it was guilt. Who am I trying to kid? "Thanks, Beau," Peters said.
Goldfarb had pointed toward a spot in the water near where steep wooden steps led up the wingwall of the drydock. They had been using the boom to shoot a fight scene on the narrow steps with the navy minesweeper Pledge looming in the background. Two of the movie's name-brand stars, Derrick Parker and Hannah Boyer, still clung to two-by-four handrails some twenty feet above the solid planking of the pier. As the entire crew jumped in response to Goldfarb's barked commands, Cassie Young carefully picked her way across a snarled tangle of electrical cords toward the place Goldfarb had indicated.
A More Perfect Union by J.A. Jance