A Calculated Demise (Bonnie Pinkwater series) by Robert Spiller

By Robert Spiller

Bonnie Pinkwater returns during this moment e-book within the sequence that follows a math instructor with a knack for fixing mysteries in her small Colorado town. When the wrestling trainer is located murdered, Bonnie enlists the aid of a scholar to determine what particularly happened. Suspects quickly develop into sufferers, although, as extra individuals are killed and no more is understood in regards to the culprit. Just while she thinks issues cannot get any worse, Bonnie's cherished puppy is abducted, elevating the stakes even larger. A thrilling adventure with twists round each corner, this mystery uses math and its background to resolve the secrets and techniques of the crime and with a bit of luck convey one other killer to justice.

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Good. ” “Adam Jarvis, Your Honor. ” A blond man in a gray pin-striped suit rose and made his way to Matthew. “Mister Boone,” the judge continued, “the charge 41 leveled against you is second-degree murder, in that on Wednesday, February eleventh, you took the life of Luther Devereaux. ” Matthew began to shake again. His lawyer leaned into the microphone. From the side, he looked almost as nervous as Matthew. ” Without comment, the judge indicated the officer return Matthew to the dock. His face glistened with tears.

Led by a monstrously large guard, and wearing the same one-piece orange prison uniform, Matthew Boone shuffled into the stark visitors’ room. He wiped his nose on his hairy arm. He’d been crying, his large expressive blue eyes puffy and bloodshot. Matt shuffled to a stop across from where she sat. The guard stepped back and positioned himself at the door. ” 42 Bonnie sat inside a three-sided carrel. Two white ceiling-to-floor walls bordered her and had the matte finish of upended countertops. A sheet of thick, clear Plexiglas with a circular copper vent at face level separated her from Matthew.

The judge frowned. “Be very sure, Mister Boone. ” Like hell, you do. Bonnie glared, first at Pansy, then at 40 Frank. Say something. Your boy needs you. As though stuffed and mounted, neither parent moved. “You have the right to not incriminate yourself. You have the right to a speedy trial. Now, Mister Boone, listen carefully to what I say next. Since this is a capital case, if you plead guilty, you could be sentenced to death or life in prison without the possibility of parole. On this point, be very sure.

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