By Robert B. Parker
Television reporter sweet Sloan has eyes the colour of cornflowers and legs that extend the entire method to heaven. She additionally has someone threatening to arrange her wonderful face if she retains on snooping into fees of Hollywood racketeering.
Spenser's task is to maintain sweet fit till she breaks the largest tale of her profession. yet her big name witness has simply bowed out with 3 bullets in his chest, tricky men have doubled as much as try out Spenser's ability together with his fists, and sweet is ready to take advantage of her personal candy physique as reside bait in a dangerous romantic game--a online game which may rate Spenser his existence.
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Just ’cause I’d lose doesn’t mean I won’t fight you,” Rafferty said. ” I nodded. “That’s true. I’ll give it a rest. But you’ve got to know what you’re dealing with. These aren’t tough guys who are trying to prove their manliness, or guys who are interested in who can take who. These are people who will shoot you in the back while you walk up to your door, or guys who will run you over when you’re crossing Melrose Avenue on your way to Lucy’s El Adobe. They don’t care if it hurts. They don’t care if it’s fair.
Think how I feel,” I said. We swung into the entrance of the Beverly Hillcrest. “Take a shower,” she said. “Have a drink. Dinner in the room. Get rid of jet lag. Have a night’s rest. ” “You’ll be okay tonight,” I said. ” I got out. A servant took my suitcase. Everyone else watched Candy Sloan drive away. The folks at the Hillcrest didn’t seem too much more laid-back than I was. Chapter 3 If you looked straight out from the small balcony outside my room at the Beverly Hillcrest, you could see the Hollywood Hills and the sign that said HOLLYWOOD, and the sparse high-rises along Sunset and Hollywood boulevards.
Maybe you have to talk that way or when you’re in New York, you can’t get into Studio 54. I arrived back at the hotel at eight with a pretty good sweat worked up. At eight thirty I had showered the sweat off, shaved, and put on my best warm-weather wardrobe. Summer-weight blue blazer, gray slacks, yellow Oxford shirt from Brooks Brothers, button-down collar worn without a tie, top two buttons open so I would look real Coast. In the breast pocket of the blazer I had a yellow silk show handkerchief; on the feet, cordovan loafers; on the right hip, a gun.
A Savage Place by Robert B. Parker