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Blood on the Moon (Lloyd Hopkins, Book 1) by James Ellroy

By James Ellroy

Unique ebook: 1984

[b]In the 1st Lloyd Hopkins novel, an L.A. murder detective chases a crafty serial killer
Lloyd Hopkins was once no longer but a cop whilst the Watts riots ripped l. a. aside. A member of the California nationwide shield, he had desires of buying and selling in his khaki uniform for blue—of serving and holding rather than studying to kill. known as in to patrol the streets of South critical l. a. in the course of the riots, he came across that safeguarding his urban usually intended laying off blood. Seventeen years later, Hopkins wears plainclothes. He has every thing he had dreamed of as a tender soldier: a spouse, a kin, and a detective’s fee. however the city’s best murder detective is set to be established. Twenty ladies are lifeless, and to discover their killer this stable cop needs to discover ways to imagine just like the madman.

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Wallander also did not have a high salary. To be exact, 1,896 kronor a month. They had no car and they would have to plan carefully to get the money to last. Wallander had suggested they travel north and hike in the mountains. He had never been farther than Stockholm. But Mona wanted to go somewhere where you could swim. They had done the calculation to see if they could afford to go to Mallorca. But that was too expensive. Instead Mona suggested they go to Skagen in Denmark. She had been there a few times with her parents as a child and had never forgotten it.

Wallander looked around. Someone had been in the apartment and looking for something. He walked over to a window and tried to see if it had been forced open. But he found no marks on it. That meant he could draw two conclusions. The unknown person who had been in the apartment had had access to keys. And he or she had not wanted to be found out. Wallander turned on the light in the room and started to look around to see if anything that had been there earlier in the day had gone missing. But he was unsure of his memory.

You can draw one more conclusion. ” Hemberg nodded, pleased. “You’re coming along,” he said. ” “You still have to ask yourself what is most important,” Hemberg said. “Where is the center? Where is the very kernel? The fire can be a distraction. ” Hemberg shrugged. “It’ll be hard for us to find that out. Hålén is dead. How he has managed to get a hold of these diamonds I don’t know. ” “They go to the General Inheritance Fund. ” “Not very thoroughly, I suspect,” Hemberg said. indd 40 6/4/08 4:39:43 PM wallander’s first case 41 Hemberg walked over to a cabinet that stood against one wall.

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