By Mark Billingham
Luke Mullen, the lacking teenage son of a former police officer, was once final visible stepping into a vehicle with an older girl. nobody understands even if he went willingly or was once kidnapped, even if he's dwelling or dead.
Then the videotape arrives . . .
On distinct project, Detective Inspector Tom Thorne is in control of the research into Luke's disappearance. yet it's the data that Tony Mullen, the boy's father, isn't really freely sharing that Thorne unearths rather disturbing--like the names of risky criminals who've overtly threatened the harsh ex-detective and his whole kin. whatever surprising and lethal may be buried deep in outdated situations and previous lives. yet Thorne is aware he doesn't have the luxurious of time to dig--especially whilst a kidnapper brutally demonstrates that he's prepared to kill.
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The pneumonia was a help, for there would tend to be some liquid in the lungs, as might well be the case if the man had died while floating in the rough sea. If a postmortem examination was made by someone who had formed the preconceived idea that the death was probably due to drown ing there was little likelihood that the difference between this liquid, in the lungs that had started to decompose, and sea water would be noticed. Indeed, a postmortem examination in Spain concluded that death was due to drowning and the bogus documents were accepted as authentic.
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