By John T Lescroart
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I don’t know. ” “I don’t think it was that. It was mostly a happening coffee shop. ” Hardy ﬁxed him with a wary look. ” “No, no. Just to know so I can tell Maya if she asks. What if this guy Dylan was moving large quantities? ” “I’m not sure,” Hardy said. “I’d have to look it up. Offhand, I’d say she’s probably okay if she can prove she didn’t know anything about it. ” The word jacked Harlen right up. “Forfeited! ” A P L AG U E O F S E C R E TS 51 Hardy held up a palm to calm him. “Sometimes, but usually this is with bad guys, knee-deep in the business.
Hardy took his own small bite, chewed, shook his head in admiration. ” He forked a larger portion. ” “My sister,” Harlen said. “My little sister, actually. Maya. Her last name’s Townshend now. ” “In all probability,” Hardy said, “if it’s not a divorce. ” “I don’t blame you,” Fisk said. “It’s not that. What it is, is she owns Bay Beans West, a coffee shop out on Haight. ” But then Hardy’s brain caught up, and he pointed a ﬁnger. “Somebody got shot there over the weekend. ” “Right. ” Fisk had a rich two-note laugh and he used it.
He nodded to the two uniformed ofﬁcers who were keeping the crime scene from being violated. Over by the body, obvious enough on the ground by the back door to one of the local establishments, another uniform with graying hair and the start of a gut, undoubtedly the lieutenant from Park Station, was standing talking with Bracco’s new partner, Debra Schiff. Debra was thirty-eight, wore her sandy hair short, and possessed a At a few minutes A P L AG U E O F S E C R E TS 17 very good if tough-looking face that looked tougher without makeup.
A plague of secrets : a novel by John T Lescroart