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A vicious madman is on a kidnapping and rape spree. Inspector Peter Wohl, commander of the hot certain Operations job strength, is set to forestall the maniacal reign of violence, dealing with off opposed to a determined public, a opposed press and reluctant witnesses. unique.
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My panty hose,” she said. ” Hemmings interrupted. ” “To the bed,” she said. ” “On your back? ” “On my back,” she said. ” “Then he started talking dirty,” she said. ” she flared. ” Hemmings asked. ” she said. “He used words like ‘teats’ and ... ” “Isn’t that enough? ” “Then he started taking off his overalls—” “Let’s get that fact straight,” Hemmings said. “Overalls are what farmers wear, if you follow me. They have straps over the shoulders, and a sort of flap in front. Coveralls are what mechanics sometimes wear.
And about fellow residents in the Cobbs Creek Nursing Center, who, if she was to be believed, carried on sinful sexual relations that would have worn out twenty-year-olds when they were not engaged in stealing things from Mrs. O’Hara. The food was also lousy; it reminded Mickey of what they used to feed him in basic training in the army. After pushing his mother’s wheelchair down the polished, slippery corridors of the Cobbs Creek Nursing Center to her room, Mickey O’Hara usually went directly to Brannigan’s Bar & Grill, two blocks away at Seventieth and Kingessing, where he had a couple of quick belts of John Jamison’s with a beer chaser.
After a while he took it out, and sat back on his heels and ... ” “You said he was hairy,” Hemmings asked. “Did you notice anything else? Were there any scars on his body? Any marks? Any tattoos? ” “He pushed me with the knife and made me open them,” she said. ” “He went to the bathroom on me,” she said, in mingled horror and fury. “He got off me, off the bed, and then stood by the side of it and ... ” “He stood by the side of the bed and urinated on you. ” “Before,” she said. ” “He cut me loose and made me roll over, and then he tied me up again,” she said.