By William Diehl
Like a stunning girl long past wrong... That's what Kilmer felt approximately Dunetown while he went again for the 1st time in 20 years. long gone have been the pleasant shops, the quiet streets and chic homes - now Dunetown was once twenty-four-hour porno palaces, topless and bottomless bars, neon casinos and the massive racetrack, the whole lot hustled alongside by way of continuous disco tune, Vegas on benzedrine, hell on earth.But Kilmer wasn't in Dunetown for the sightseeing - nor to play the slot machines. He used to be there on racket squad company, testing a pleasant bunch of cosa nostra boys referred to as the Cincinnati Triad who have been taking town for each cent they can get. Now, it appeared, somebody used to be taking the legislation into their very own arms to aim and rid Dunetown of the mobsters - which was once the place Kilmer stepped in.And to assist him out with the partiality footwork, they'd given him the most important pack of hooligans of all of them - the city's most interesting, the Dunetown Police division, unique Operations Branch...
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Luke gave him a look of dry reproach. ” “You’ve got a point,” Roan answered on a dutiful laugh. “I’ll look into the situation, but there’s not much else I can do without April’s cooperation. ” Luke meant that exactly as it sounded. ” “Who he is, whether he has a record, how much of a threat he appears to be. ” Luke repeated as his cousin paused. “Somebody should keep an eye on April. I don’t like the sound of this guy going public. ” “I already offered. ” “Fine idea. ” “Roan, son,” Luke said, “you wound me.
It was a relic from the past with an air of solid strength, heavy responsibility, and not a lot to offer in the way of comfort. It was, Luke had often thought, a lot like Turn-Coupe’s sheriff himself. Luke found his cousin in his office. Roan’s hair looked like he’d been combing it with a John Deere and a cultivator, and a harassed frown drew his brows together over the bridge of his nose. Seeing Luke, he stacked the papers he’d been reading and laid them aside on one of several neat piles. His lean face creased into smile lines.
In that case, I’m positive that I do! ” April followed her hostess into a dim room furnished with an antique parlor set covered in a wildly unlikely tropical print. The room was scattered with tables, most of which were extremely valuable except for one that looked like a miniature butler in a tailcoat. The setting was just like Julianne, she thought, half traditional, half quirkily artistic. How old her friend was, April had never thought to ask. With her long, narrow face crinkled in a constant smile, clear sea blue eyes, silver-streaked black hair in a braid down her back, and gently padded shape, she could have been any age from forty to seventy.