By Michael Craven
Introducing Donald Tremaine, P.I.
as soon as the world's #1 surfer, Donald Tremaine hand over on the most sensible of his online game, moved right into a trailer in Malibu, and have become a detective. attractive ladies do not ask for his autograph anymore. Now they ask for his helpвЂ”like the lovely Nina Aldeen, who wishes Tremaine to resolve the homicide of her uncle, advertisements wealthy person Roger Gale, brutally slayed in his L.A. workplace a 12 months previous. The police research went nowhere. The suspects are many, and the sufferer had extra secrets and techniques than someone ever knew. however the nearer Tremaine will get to the reality, the nearer he involves a killer who simply may make his most complex case his final.
a singular that either honors and invigorates the vintage deepest eye novel, physique replica loudly heralds the arrivalвЂ”with a bulletвЂ”of an enormous contender at the noir scene.
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Nowadays everyone at Gale/Parker is hipper and holier-than-thou. So, if some hotshot with dyed hair and a really good résumé tries to tell her how things should be at the agency, she lets them have it. ” Tremaine laughed at that. Then Nina said, “Not to pry, I know you know what you’re doing, but you said Gale/Parker is ﬁrst on your list. “ “Tyler Wilkes is on my list. ” “Right. ” “Bingo. And, by the way, you’re allowed to pry. ” Nina got in her car, the black Volvo, and she sat in the passenger seat talking to Tremaine through the open window.
Nina and Tremaine walked into the reception area. Nina thanked the receptionist and guided Tremaine toward the tunnel that led into the hangar, the agency. The tunnel was white on all sides and Tremaine could see activity at the end of it, people walking by, an ofﬁce in full swing. Tremaine remembered the modern style from the virtual tour, but now he was seeing and feeling it ﬁrsthand. It felt interesting, different, impressive. ” At that, they exited the tunnel and entered the agency proper.
Would he have to pick it? It’d been a while, but he could swing it. Then he looked up into the shadows of the little aluminum awning above the door. It was painted blue, just like the shutters, as was the wood that supported it. There was a little light from the inside the house, but it took a second for his eyes to adjust. When they did, he spied a little nail sticking out of a piece of the blue wood. The nail was painted blue. And on that little blue nail was a little blue key. He grabbed it, unlocked the door, replaced 28 BODY COPY the key, went in, shut the door, locked the door.