No Time for Heroes: A Cowley and Danilov Thriller (Book Two) by Brian Freemantle

By Brian Freemantle

A diplomat’s homicide reunites Cowley and Danilov in an international look for the killer

There’s not anything striking in regards to the physique. the injuries are detailed, their which means transparent. The Washington, DC, law enforcement officials have obvious adequate like them to grasp that they suggest a mob hit. And while mobsters kill their very own, there’s no longer a lot the police can do approximately it. They’re ready to push aside the case while somebody appears to be like on the lifeless man’s identity. He was once Russian—and a diplomat.
William Cowley, the top of the FBI’s Russian workplace, takes at the case. A yr previous he had solved an odd killing with assistance from Dimitri Danilov, a Russian cop with a feeling of honor infrequent within the lawless, post-Communist international. Now they rejoin forces, embarking on an around-the-world look for the that means of the diplomat’s death.
This booklet good points an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle together with infrequent images from the author’s own collection.

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An area about twelve square yards around where the body had been found was completely enclosed in protective polythene, creating a tent that concealed them from the media, occupied by about ten technicians, either in white or in light blue protective cover-alls. Two were manhandling a huge, generator-powered vacuum machine, sucking everything from the ground behind a squad carrying out an inch by inch visual search ahead of them. After the vacuum, more men were designating the area already scoured with rectangles of tape, like an archaeological dig.

Danilov felt lost, totally exposed. ’ ‘If you accept, you will remain in the building: people will know what you are doing. ’ If they wanted to know what he was doing, there had to be some apprehension about him. Despite the emptiness of the newly created position, Danilov wondered if he could use it to his advantage. It was a comforting thought. ’ ‘No,’ admitted the outgoing Director. He needed time to think: consider all his options. Perhaps first even to find one. ’ ‘You can’t. And won’t. Crime has won, here in Moscow.

Cowley supposed in many ways it was. The chalked outline showing the position in which Serov’s body had been found was unnecessary: a good half of the shape of the torso was marked with thick gouts of blood. ’ The man indicated the vacuum. ‘It’ll take days to go through that. But we did find a shell casing, quite early this morning. That’s already back at headquarters; Harry Robertson took it himself. ’ Cowley nodded. ’ ‘DC forensic retrieved a slug last night, under what was left of the poor bastard’s head.

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