The Bubble Gum Thief (Dagny Gray, Book 1)
Special Agent Dagny grey is sensible, athletic, and fearless. She’s additionally fragile, depressed, and anorexic. If she doesn’t get fit quickly, the FBI will drop her—and she’ll by no means have an opportunity to finish the crime spree of the so-called “bubble gum thief.”
It started with the robbery of a pack of gum, and the ominous word he left in the back of: this can be MY FIRST CRIME. MY subsequent should be higher. each weeks, he supplies in this pledge, committing an even bigger crime, and promising that the following should be even worse. whilst petty robbery provides approach to bloody homicide, the stakes turn into transparent. He might have began with the smallest crime attainable, yet he’s construction towards the largest crime conceivable.
There’s a mode to the gum thief’s insanity, and distinctive Agent Dagny grey is aware she will be able to determine it out…if the Bureau will enable her. yet will or not it's in time to avoid the cataclysmic finale of his escalating spree?
a criminal offense, it used to be a criminal offense opposed to artwork. i used to be ashamed of myself. I hated myself. So i finished. It wasn’t effortless. nobody desired to purchase a Brodsky unique again then. I labored in a cafe to pay the hire. attempted to stay honestly.” Mike tired the pasta in a colander over the sink, then dumped the noodles into huge bowls, crowned them with sauce, and sprinkled clean parsley on best. “Shrimp Fra Diavolo,” he stated, putting a bowl in entrance of her. “So now you recognize the worst factor approximately me,.
To Dagny’s plate. She had taken just a couple of bites. “I’m simply now not very hungry,” Dagny stated. Rowanhouse had simply admitted that his purchaser, the guy who offered the portray to the Williamsons, used to be actually the guy committing the crimes. Why could he admit this? Rowanhouse stood. “I have prepared so that you can depart the next day morning. A car—” “We’ll depart this night, Mr. Rowanhouse.” “You’ve overlooked the final flight for the day, Agent grey. no matter if there have been one other flight, I doubt you’d are looking to take it in.
Have referred to as quicker. i suppose i presumed perhaps you’d trap him, yet then he killed that family.” “You don't have anything to say sorry for,” Dagny stated. “There’s just one individual at fault in all this, and I’m going to kill him.” Melissa jumped again, startled through Dagny’s promise. “Catch him, I suggest. I’m going to seize him,” Dagny acknowledged. Melissa smiled, probably her first smile in many years. “Killing him will be high quality, too.” Victor was once leaning opposed to the auto, wearing considered one of his more and more.
Misdirection. Awkward disguises. Switching autos and such. It have been tough adequate retaining issues mystery from his spouse, yet newshounds weren’t so simply deceived. not like Mrs. R. Brock Harrison Jr., they didn’t have a vested curiosity in protecting the semblance of an ideal marriage. So whilst that hooker fell off his boat, the accolades gave strategy to denunciations and the fellow who will be president grew to become simply one other punch line for the late-night comedians. yet a humorous factor occurred. the nice.
notice used to be “Guilty”—it used to be his plea in pass judgement on Nagel’s court. The 9 months among his proclamations of innocence and guilt should have been tough for Draker. His staff caved, copping pleas and pushing the fraud greater and better up the company ladder. two times he was once assaulted whereas strolling to his vehicle. the 1st time used to be at evening, with out witnesses round. the second one time used to be within the afternoon. A crowd watched Draker’s assailant beat him till he bled. His first attacker was once by no means.