By Richard Stark
“Hearing the clicking in the back of him, Parker threw his glass instantly again over his correct shoulder, and dove off his chair to the left.” whilst a role seems like novice hour, Parker walks away. yet even a squad of professional pros cannot warrantly opposed to human blunders in a high-risk rip-off. Can an artwork broker with concerns dump a truck of work with Parker’s relief? Or will the heist turn out an excessive amount of of a human curiosity tale, as good fortune runs out prior to Parker can get in at the rating? “Parker is refreshingly amoral, a thief who consistently will get away with the swag.”—Stephen King, leisure Weekly “Westlake is aware accurately tips on how to seize a reader, draw her or him into the tale, after which slowly tighten his grip till get away is impossible.”—Washington submit e-book international
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He gave the papers a wistful look and said, “I don’t suppose there’s any way we could . ” His voice trailed off. “No,” Parker said. “First, there isn’t time. ” “He wouldn’t talk,” Kirwan said. ” “He doesn’t have to talk. ” Stokes said, “The first minute there’s trouble, walk away. ” He rapped his knuckles against the tabletop. “We’ll be in touch,” Parker said. They shook hands all around. When they left, Kirwan was crumpling the papers together to take them out and burn them. Two Parker walked through the house and saw Claire out by the lake, sunning herself.
Parker left the LeMans behind the Plymouth, got out, and stood a minute looking up and down the street. This wasn’t a house taken just for a week or two so a meeting could be held here, the way Kirwan had done it. This was a lived-in house, the regular residence of the guy structuring this job. Beaghler, his name was. Ducasse had said of him, on the phone, “Beaghler’s never done anything but drive. But he’s worked with a lot of good people up and down the coast. ” “Yes. ” Parker too had thought it was worth a look.
Then he switched off the cellar light, cleaned the bloodstains off the linoleum with a dishtowel, and threw that down the stairs after the dog. Shutting the cellar door, he looked around the kitchen to see if any traces remained, found none, and closed the refrigerator again. Then he went into the living room to sit down and wait. There was a picture window facing the street in there, its draperies drawn more than halfway open, and he pulled a chair down to the end of the room so he wouldn’t be visible from out front.