By Donna Leon
Whilst Commissario Guido Brunetti is visited by means of a tender bureaucrat investigating the inability of respectable popularity of the development of his condo years previous, his first response, like all different Venetian, is to consider whom he understands who could convey strain to endure at the proper executive division. but if the bureaucrat jewelry Brunetti at paintings, sincerely scared, and is then chanced on lifeless after a fall from scaffolding, whatever is clearly occurring that has implications more than the destiny of Brunetti's residence ...
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It’s pretty early,” Dane said. ” Delion pressed his thumb on the bell and kept it there. Three minutes later, he rang the bell to 4C. “Yes? ” “Very polite, very discreet,” Delion said under his breath, then continued into the intercom, “This is Inspector Vincent Delion of the SFPD. I know I got you up, but I’m a cop and we need to talk to you. This isn’t a bust, nothing like that. We’re not here to cause you any trouble. ” A pause, then the buzzer sounded. The entrance was old-fashioned, dripping with Victoriana, the dark red carpeting rich and deep.
But evidently Delion wasn’t out of earshot. He stopped, said over his shoulder, “You’ve obviously got a lot of crap going on in your life, Ms. Jones. I’d go with the big Fed if I were wearing your shoes. ” Delion fanned his hands. ” “No,” she said. “I’m stupid for staying this long. I’ve told you what I know. ” She was out of her chair and heading toward the door in a flash. Delion made a grab for her, but missed. ” Dane stomped after her. He saw a flash of her red sweater as she ran past the elevator toward the stairs.
Three minutes later, he rang the bell to 4C. “Yes? ” “Very polite, very discreet,” Delion said under his breath, then continued into the intercom, “This is Inspector Vincent Delion of the SFPD. I know I got you up, but I’m a cop and we need to talk to you. This isn’t a bust, nothing like that. We’re not here to cause you any trouble. ” A pause, then the buzzer sounded. The entrance was old-fashioned, dripping with Victoriana, the dark red carpeting rich and deep. Everything was indeed very upscale.