By Kirk Russell
Fourth novel within the highly-acclaimed John Marquez crime sequence - Eighteen years in the past, particular Agent John Marquez used to be pressured to monitor as his informant, Billy Takado, was once gunned down, the sufferer of a set-up by means of felony mastermind Emrahain Stoval. within the fallout from the affair, Marquez misplaced his task. Now, operating for California’s division of Fish and video games, John is contacted by way of a former colleague. Ted Desault is set to take Stoval down, yet to do this, he wishes Marquez’s support . . .
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More than likely, the Perez Cabinet guys were working nearby and saw a chance to steal free parking. He bought a black coffee and a tuna sandwich, and when he walked back the construction superintendent and other worker were gone. In the Field Office a TV played and he ate the sandwich and watched a CNN report with shots of the Sea of Cortez and Highway 1 in Baja. Competitors called CNN crisis news, but at least they were there. No one else was covering. A flyover search for bodies in the Sea of Cortez had yielded two local fishermen and they were looking for four others in what CNN called cartel infighting.
Holsten did his riff on chain-of-command, the glue speech, and it occurred to Marquez that Holsten always referred to Mexican pueblos as villages. Maybe that was about Vietnam where Holsten did three tours. Holsten stood up as he finished, adding, ‘I want the Group Five analyst tested along with the rest of you. I’ve forgotten her name. ’ ‘And when you leave the FBI office you come back here and sit with a sketch artist. ’ Holsten’s tone changed slightly as he asked, ‘Where do you think he’s from?
The Mex Feds just took me to meet her. She says it’s his baby and they also claim he has a bank account in La Paz under a false name. The girlfriend told them that Jim is leaving his wife for her. ’ ‘Yes, but with the locals watching over my shoulder, but she’s either a great actress or really is scared that something has happened to him. I’m going back this afternoon to interview her, but don’t tell Holsten or Boyer that I told you that. ’ Marquez understood. Earlier, he’d seen Boyer, Group 5’s ASAC, in a conference room with Holsten and a translator.