Cut Short (Geraldine Steel, Book 1) by Leigh Russell

By Leigh Russell

Whilst D.I. Geraldine metal relocates to the quiet rural city of Woolsmarsh, she expects to discover her new domestic to be someplace the place not anything a lot ever occurs; an area the place she will be able to conflict her demons in deepest. but if she reveals herself pitted opposed to a twisted killer preying on neighborhood younger women she fast discovers how unsuitable she is...

By day, the park is a spot for children's video games, for individuals jogging their canine or taking a quick lower to prevent the streets. yet within the shadows a predator prowls, trying to find a clean sufferer. while an unwitting bystander comes ahead as a witness she quick turns into the following item of his murderous obsessions - somebody whom the killer needs to cease in any respect costs.

D.I. Geraldine metal is locked right into a race opposed to time, made up our minds to discover the killer sooner than they realize another bare corpse. yet can she shop the lives of the town's younger ladies - or will Geraldine herself develop into the killer's final trophy?

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He sensed their physical aggression bubbling just below the surface. ‘Make a start and tell us how you were financing the bomber, Imaad Wafeeq,’ said Andy. ’ shouted Mike. ‘I think I’ve been set up,’ replied Rafi. ’ There was silence. ’ ‘Go on,’ said Andy, looking nonplussed. ‘Thursday before last, I received a phone call from, Callum Burns, a financials analyst at Landin Young. He’s fantastically good at his job and I’ve been one of his best clients. ’ asked Mike. ’ ‘They look after other peoples’ money,’ replied Andy.

We will win and you will lose,’jeered Mike. Rafi felt sick with fear. His stomach churned. What was he caught up in? The evidence against him was impressive and the only explanation he could find was that someone had gone to a significant amount of trouble to implicate him. But why? All he could think of was the research that Callum and he had been working on, but what the hell was the link? ’ asked Andy. ’ added Mike. How long would it be before they started getting really rough? Soon, thought Rafi.

Rafi went cold. How the hell had he managed to forget to tell his interrogators that Callum was dead? In the interrogation room he was like a rabbit caught in the headlights. He had to think carefully. When was he going to tell them that Callum had given him a USB memory stick, with files showing the shareholders’ lists and the work that they had done on the two suspect companies? Rafi was jolted back to reality. There, standing in the door frame, was the ugly guard again, staring at Rafi lying in a sea of cold, inedible food.

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