The Fifth Floor: Reissued by Michael Harvey

By Michael Harvey

When Michael Kelly concurs to trace the hobbies of an abusive husband, little does he be aware of he's approximately to develop into embroiled in a homicide research and a plot to re-write historical past. What Kelly thinks is a regimen family case quickly turns bitter whilst he unearths a physique in an previous apartment. As hyperlinks with the town Hall's infamous 5th ground and Chicago's longest status secret begin to emerge, it seems the background books is probably not relatively what they appear. Plunged right into a international of corruption and startling intrigue Kelly struggles to unearth the reality ahead of an unknown enemy can body him for the murder.

Michael Harvey's tough-talking ex-cop became PI returns during this pressing, trendy, ferociously soaking up stick with as much as his masterful debut, The Chicago Way.

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She leaned close and gave me a hug. I got my arms up, almost too late, and then hung on too long. ” she said. “Pretty good. ” “Not as much as I should. ” “I try. ” On cue, a volley of wind punched in off the lake. Rachel shivered and stamped her feet. I shook out my arms and tried to think of something to say. We stepped into a pause that seemed to last an hour and a half. Rachel got us out the other side with a thud. ” “I was at Graceland,” she said. ” Graceland was a cemetery in Chicago. Nicole Andrews was buried there.

First line reads Odi et amo. ” “People say it’s a love poem, but they’re wrong. ” “I can’t just leave. ” “It never is. Let me ask you something. ” The woman dropped her gaze back into her lap. “You’re a smart woman, Janet. You can figure it out. You wind up hurt real bad. Maybe dead. Or …” She raised her head again. ” “Or he winds up dead. ” She thinned her lips and set a hard edge at the corners of her mouth. There’d never been anything soft about Janet Woods’ face. Beautiful, yes. Even through the bruises.

I’d seen this before and rolled down the window. ” He squinted through a layer of cigarette smoke, motioned with one hand, and talked out of the side of his mouth. “Keep moving. ” When it came to paranoia, the NSA had nothing on Fred Jacobs. I pulled around the block and waited. It took a minute or two, but he finally slipped alongside my car and got in. ” “Even better. ” I popped the car into drive and found my way around the block. ” “Fuck off, Kelly. First of all, you’re never anything but trouble.

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