By Michael Kerr
Detective Inspector Laura Scott is creating a clean commence. Following the unintended demise of her daughter, Kara, she has transferred from the Met as much as Yorkshire.The slower speed of lifestyles and alter of scene proves helpful, up until eventually 3 younger ladies are brutally murdered. Laura has to stand the truth that a serial killer is working on her patch, and the case dossier has landed on her desk.With no forensic proof or obvious reason, Laura quickly - and unofficially - contacts an previous buddy who had additionally been her lover; Jim Elliott, an ex-FBI profiler now dwelling within the united kingdom and working a winning PR corporation in London.Jim reluctantly has the same opinion to refer to at the case, to convey his 'mind hunting' talents to assistance from Laura and her workforce, to expectantly establish and understand the homicidal maniac often called the Tacker.
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Es schien auf uns zu warten. Ich musste einen Weg finden, um zu ihm durchzudringen. Musste Zeit gewinnen, bis mich jemand fand. Irgendjemand würde mich finden. « Bert erzählt Ernie, es sei ein wunderschöner Tag, um mal alle Nachbarn umzubringen. Er drehte mich um und begann den Reißverschluss des weißen Kleides zu öffnen. Jetzt weinte ich. Keine Schluchzer, nur alberne, wimmernde Hickser. Während er den Reißverschluss nach unten zog, küsste er meinen Hals. Ich zitterte. Er lachte. Er ließ mein Kleid auf den Boden fallen.
Und weiter? »You want time? Time with me? « Du willst Zeit? Zeit mit mir? Zeit zum Reden? Zeit, um mich zu vergewaltigen! Zeit, um mich zu töten! Er lächelte nur. Wenn irgendetwas nicht funktioniert, probiert man etwas anderes aus. Ich verließ meine sichere Ecke, stand auf und baute mich vor ihm auf. « Er schwang die Beine vom Bett, setzte 30 sich auf die Kante und sah mir gerade in die Augen. Ich beugte mich direkt über sein Gesicht. »Menschen werden nach mir suchen - viele Menschen. « Ich deutete mit dem Finger auf ihn.
Eine Krankheit. Eine Geschlechtskrankheit. « Er riss den Slip weg. Ich begann, wild herumzustrampeln. Er lächelte. Als ich fast keine Luft mehr bekam, hörte ich auf, mich zu wehren, und schnappte nach Luft. Ich musste nachdenken, musste mich konzentrieren, musste einen Weg finden ... Sein Lächeln verblasste. Dann begriff ich. Je mehr Reaktionen ich zeigte, desto besser gefiel es ihm. Ich zwang mich, das Zittern bleibenzulassen. Ich hörte auf zu weinen. Ich rührte mich nicht mehr. Ich dachte an Flugzeuge.
A Deadly Compulsion by Michael Kerr