Dead of Night by Gary C. King, Sheila Johnson

By Gary C. King, Sheila Johnson

Attractive, loved university sophomore Brianna Denison used to be domestic for the vacations in Reno, Nevada. After an extended evening out, she crashed on a friend's sofa. it might be the final time the kid psychology significant used to be obvious alive. Her strangled physique used to be present in a box approximately a month later.

But Brianna was once no longer the 1st sufferer of a assassin with a anxious fetish, and the endurance to go looking for his favourite prey—petite, weak brunettes. In unflinching element Gary C. King recounts the search for James Biela, an ex-Marine became rapist and killer. The research might lead experts to a maze of bothered relationships, the most important DNA facts, and eventually a loss of life sentence—bringing this surprising true-life mystery to a chilling finish. . .

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Mein Herz begann zu rasen, als hätte ich gerade einen Hundertmeterlauf hinter mir. « -, von denen die Genossin Arlette sich nicht erschüttern ließ, konnten wir die fünf Stockwerke ohne Fahrstuhl hinauf in meine Dachkammer gehen. Sie ließ sich küssen, streicheln, ausziehen, alles mit dieser merkwürdig entrückten Haltung, ohne mir zu erlauben, die unsichtbare Distanz zu verkürzen, mit der sie auf meine Küsse, Umarmungen und Liebkosungen reagierte, obwohl sie mir ihren Körper überließ. Es rührte mich, sie nackt auf dem schmalen Bett zu sehen, das in dem Winkel mit der abgeschrägten Decke stand, in den kaum der Schein der einzigen Glühbirne drang.

Ich konnte meine Traurigkeit nicht verbergen. »Ich weiß, daß du mir nichts glaubst, du Ungläubiger«, murmelte er schließlich. »Ich schwöre dir, Paul, nichts wäre mir lieber, als dir zu glauben. « Er nickte und betrachtete mich mit seinem liebevollen Vollmondlächeln. »Und du«, fragte er mich, während er meinen Arm faßte. « »Mit mir? Nichts«, antwortete ich. « Er zögerte einen Augenblick, aus Furcht, mich mit seinen Worten zu verletzen. Es war eine Frage, die ihm zweifellos schon seit langem auf der Zunge lag.

Ich wagte, sie zu fragen, ob wir einen Kaffee zusammen trinken könnten, in Erinnerung an alte Zeiten. »Jetzt nicht, mein Mann wartet auf mich«, entschuldigte sie sich, wobei sie mich spöttisch von oben bis unten musterte. »Er ist Diplomat und arbeitet hier, in der französischen Delegation. Morgen um elf, im Deux Magots. « In dieser Nacht lag ich lange wach und dachte an sie und an Tante Alberta. Als ich schließlich Schlaf fand, hatte ich einen absurden Albtraum, in dem beide wild aufeinander losgingen, taub für mein Flehen, sie sollten 62 ihren Streit wie zivilisierte Menschen austragen.

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