Alone at Night (Mars Bahr Mysteries, Book 4) by K. J. Erickson

By K. J. Erickson

2013 Kindle publication release

Tired of the politics, exposure and never-ending nights that flatter significant homicides, Detective Mars Bahr and his associate Nettie Frisch have moved to the chilly Case Unit, which covers the Minneapolis Police Department's oldest unsolved instances. one in every of their first assignments is tackling the murders of rural comfort shop staff, which leads them to a sixteen-year-old lacking folks case.

In 1986, seventeen-year-old Andrea Bergstad was once operating by myself at evening at a rural Minnesota fuel station while she vanished and not using a hint. at the store's fuzzy protection videotape, one minute she's there, conversing at the mobilephone to her ally, and the following she's long gone. Now, 16 years later, Mars is going again to Redstone, Minnesota, to aim to place jointly the items of this baffling case.

In Redstone, Mars meets retired sheriff Sig Sampson, off the task for numerous years yet haunted via the Bergstad case love it was once the day gone by. Sig Sampson is the one one that will help Mars do what has to be performed to be able to resolve it: His reminiscence is the single factor which may take this chilly case and make it hot.

Mars and Sig dive into the research, and Mars quickly starts to imagine that their exertions gets them someplace. yet his drawback over the main points distracts him from the higher concerns within the case, and earlier than he is aware it, the lives of the 2 most vital humans in Mars' lifestyles are at risk.

As together with her most up-to-date acclaimed novel, The final Witness, KJ Erickson promises a fast moving, attractive, and amazing mystery.

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He’s flat on his belly and helpless—and will be for a week or more. ” Bak had had enough of Rennefer. Thanks to the lord Amon, he had not fallen into her web of deceit, but he had come uncomfortably close. Whether or not this poor adventure would gain him respect among the local people remained an open question. He leaned against the parapet and stared down at the city, a series of rectangles, gray-white in the fading light, outlined by streets and lanes buried in shadow. Thuty had ushered him and Nebwa to the top of the fortress wall, the most private place in Buhen, for a reason.

They spoke a few words, the seaman clapped the big Medjay on the back, and shouted an order for the oarsmen to take their positions. “I see no men scurrying around, counting baskets laden with contraband,” Nebwa said, coming up behind Bak. Bak swung around, amazed. “By the beard of Amon! ” “I left Ptahmose in charge. ” Ptahmose was Nebwa’s sergeant, as close to him as Imsiba was to Bak. “You’d better keep well out of Thuty’s way. ” Nebwa screwed up his face, trying hard to look aggrieved. “I’ve a legitimate mission.

Now and again, Bak glimpsed Ramose’s sailors going from house to house, Tjanuny at their head, looking for missing items. He had made the oarsman their leader as soon as he had returned the skiff with appropriate apologies and sufficient groveling. The villagers stayed out of their way, watching their progress from a distance, whispering. They seemed furtive rather than resentful; people with a secret, not the indignant victims of an unjust search. ” Bak nodded toward the oasis spread out below.

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