By John Sandford
The exceptional new Virgil plants mystery from the number one New York Times-bestselling writer.
One overdue fall Sunday in southern Minnesota, a farmer brings a load of soybeans to an area grain elevator- and a tender guy hits him at the head with a metal bar, drops him into the grain bin, waits until eventually he's definite he's lifeless, after which calls the sheriff to document the "accident." Suspicious, the sheriff calls in Virgil flora, who speedy breaks the child down...and day after today the boy's stumbled on putting in his phone. regret? Virgil isn't so definite, and as he investigates he starts off to discover a multigeneration, multifamily conspiracy-a sequence of crimes of such monstrosity that, notwithstanding he's noticeable lots in his lifestyles, even he has hassle in comprehending it...and in realizing what to do subsequent.
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Those high heels changed everything, lifting her mouth that much closer to kissing range… Alex shook his head, as if to rid it of wayward thoughts. No kissing tonight, no, no, no. No kissing, no touching, no fondling. Nothing. Nada. But she was like a human bag of potato chips. One taste and you couldn‟t stop. Caitlin was standing right in front of him, looking up, while he was giving himself strict orders to behave. ” Her voice was low, almost shy. ” Nothing else would come out. Great. He‟d managed to avoid swallowing his tongue, only to have it stick to the roof of his mouth.
It occurred to him that some women were smart not to use lipstick. Her lips were a very pretty color all their own—a smooth, glistening pale pink. He could kiss her without getting glop on his face. His cock pulsed at the thought of kissing her, diving into that pretty mouth, licking into it… He jerked himself back to reality. Think about something else, he ordered himself. Ratso escaping and Lopez laughing all the way to the bank came to mind, and his cock subsided. “We‟re looking for someone,” he found himself saying.
She stepped out onto the cracked pavement. A bell echoed distantly as Alex pushed down on the heavy brass handle of the hotel‟s front door and shouldered it open. He let Caitlin pass then followed her in. His disapproving gaze took in the peeling wallpaper and cracked flooring. His disapproval turned to fury when he saw that the front desk was unattended, the keys hanging on a plywood board. ” he murmured to Caitlin. “Four forty-six,” she replied. ” Alex reached across the front desk and lifted her key from its hook.