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By David Hewson

It’s the peak of the tourist season in Rome, and defense is tight as global leaders assemble for a G8 summit. whereas politicians bicker in the back of the partitions of the illustrious Palazzo del Quirinale, a negative risk is lurking outside—a chance that’s been dormant for a very long time yet is now greatly conscious. In David Hewson’s strong new mystery, Detective Nic Costa and the boys and girls of the Questura needs to paintings in mystery to thwart a conspiracy that reaches better than any of them may have imagined.
 
In the early hours of a sultry summer season night, a central authority vehicle comes lower than fireplace alongside the slender through delle Quattro Fontane. whilst the pictures die away, one individual lies useless and another—Ministry of inside legitimate Giovanni Batisti—has been abducted.

The bad destiny of the lacking bureaucrat is quickly revealed—leaving all of Italy in surprise. Who might do this kind of factor? And why? All symptoms element to a mysterious terrorist staff that calls itself the Blue Demon, a firm whose final crusade of violence ended twenty years ago.

For Detective Nic Costa, fixing this example is an all-consuming obsession. yet as he and his staff commence their research, they locate themselves decreased to dear bodyguards—and their palms tied with crimson tape—until tragedy moves and claims one in every of their own.
 
Hampered at each flip by way of the Ministry of Interior’s meddling safety leader and a cagey and robust best minister, Costa and the participants of his group are made up our minds to pursue their quest for justice. As one terror assault after one other sends the everlasting urban spiraling into panic, Nic Costa vows that not anything will cease him from catching a vengeful madman bent on tearing aside his urban, its humans, and its very background.

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Sous quelle latitude pouvions-nous bien être, livrés ainsi à la fureur des symboles, en proie au démon de l'analogie67, objet que nous nous voyions de démarches ultimes, d'attentions singulières, spéciales ? D'où vient que projetés ensemble, une fois pour toutes, si loin de la terre, dans les courts intervalles que nous laissait notre merveilleuse stupeur, nous ayons pu échanger quelques vues incroyablement concordantes pardessus les décombres fumeux de la vieille pensée et de la sempiternelle vie ?

Que j'ai l'honneur de parler ? — Oui, mais pardonnez-moi, je ne sais... — Aucune importance, voici ma carte", et il me conduit au poste de police. Là, on me demande ce que j'ai dans mon sac. Je le dis, naturellement, tout en l'ouvrant. Voilà. On m'a relâchée le jour même, sur l'intervention d'un ami, avocat ou juge, nommé G... On ne m'en a pas demandé davantage et moi-même, tant j'étais émue, j'ai oublié de signaler que tout n'était pas dans mon sac, qu'il fallait aussi chercher sous le ruban de mon chapeau.

Peut-être aussi, mais ailleurs, un chat (exact). Pour l'instant, je ne vois rien d'autre. » Je me dispose à rentrer chez moi, Nadja m'accompagne en taxi. Nous demeurons quelque temps silencieux, puis elle me tutoie brusquement : « Un jeu : Dis quelque chose. Ferme les yeux et dis quelque chose. N'importe, un chiffre, un prénom. Comme ceci (elle ferme les yeux) : Deux, deux quoi ? Deux femmes. Comment sont ces femmes ? En noir. Où se trouvent-elles ? Dans un parc... Et puis, que font-elles ? Allons, c'est si facile, pourquoi ne veux-tu pas jouer ?

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