By Henry Kane
While a lush brunette turns up all of sudden lifeless in a stranger's mattress, and an old broker (who is "mostly legit") settles down in a simple chair with a dagger in his again, and a big-time gambler drops all bets at the kitchen flooring in a pool of blood—then Peter Chambers, fiction's such a lot crowd pleasing, hard-boiled deepest eye, reveals himself staked out as sufferer quantity four in a highly-priced online game of demise and foreign intrigue.
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My print is pretty special,” agreed Janie. She had always liked Van. When you were steadily dating a boy, as she was Reeve, and this was known to everybody, it freed you up to be friends with boys. You could skip the worry factor, the impress-him factor. ” There was a round of applause and whistles. Sarah-Charlotte repainted Janie’s lips a revolting magenta, so much lipstick that it felt like pancake batter. Janie held Van’s head between her hands to steady it and aimed carefully for the wide part of his jaw.
Reeve just plain wasn’t here. He lived in a dorm she had never seen, had friends with whom she had never spoken, had a new wardrobe she had never seen him wear. When Janie and Reeve got together, they didn’t talk about it because it was old stuff for them. Been there, done it, seen it. With Reeve, Janie was no paper doll. Best of all, she was not Jennie Spring, explosive device. She drew a necklace of hearts around the wedding invitation that said Jane Elizabeth Johnson. There was nothing she had not shared with Reeve.
I’ve never met any assassins, let alone assassins with vision. ” The phone lit up at WSCK. Vinnie answered. Vinnie was a neoconservative who hated all ethnic groups, all causes and all man-and womankind. He made a perfect station manager, since he never worried about hurting anybody’s feelings. Vinnie took four phone calls. He looked happy, which was not like Vinnie. Visionary Assassins shrieked on, their lyrics grim and their chords threatening. The phone lit up again and again. Vinnie said, “Reeve.