By Giorgio Scerbanenco
Within the bleak Milan suburb of Metanopoli, within the overdue Sixties, a useless girl is located alongside the part of the line. Duca Lamberti is a physician who has simply been published from legal, the place he has spent 3 years for having practised euthanasia. he's approached through the wealthy industrialist Auseri who asks Duca to treatment his son Davide of his consuming behavior. After an tried suicide, Davide explains to Duca how he had met Alberta, the younger woman who used to be stumbled on useless a number of days previous, demise for which he feels liable. Duca is forced to determine the reality, and with assistance from Alberta's good friend Livia Ussaro, he and Davide aid the police in uncovering a posh circle of crime, the place Duca must locate his personal justice.
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She smiled, then sighed. ” “Un-huh. ” “I don’t know. ” I was stunned. “What do you mean, you’ll think about it? ” “Don’t look at me like that, Jack. I don’t know what’s going to happen with us. I’m scared we’re not going to make it. Your ex-girlfriend is coming to live with you, and—” “She’s not coming to live with me, she’s just going to be visiting for a few days. ” She wanted to be convinced, wanted me to say something tender and permanent. That’s when I realized this was just a game on her part, a game that she herself didn’t realize she was playing.
She shook her head and sighed. “See? ” She did as I asked. “Anyway, why yell at me? All I want to do is get Roark out of that car and go home. ” Her face looked small again, like that little girl who missed the school bus. “Are you sure you’re going to be okay? ” I smiled. “Well, unlike certain local law enforcement personnel, I don’t jump to conclusions. ” “You’ll get over it. ” She tilted her head, then gave me a superior smirk. ” I was about to close the door, then noticed that her eyes were burning.
Oh, just get over it, all right? ” She said nothing. “You want a rematch? Okay, I’ll play you right-handed this time. Or we can both play left-handed. ” She almost chuckled. ” She started to laugh. “Or we can play with both hands tied behind each other’s backs. ” She couldn’t keep it in any longer. It wasn’t that funny, but it released a lot of tension. After a while she got in next to me and said, “Okay, so you made me laugh. But you’re not getting off that easy. ” I said thank-you. “Uncle Horace is pressuring me to reconcile with Oren.
A Private Venus (Duca Lamberti Noir, Book 2) by Giorgio Scerbanenco