By Jeff Lindsay
Life’s difficult for Dexter Morgan. It’s hard being the world’s in simple terms serial killer with a judgment of right and wrong, specially in case you paintings for the Miami police. to prevent suspicion, Dexter’s needed to slip deep into his cover: spending time together with his female friend and her little ones, slowly turning into the world’s first serial killing sofa potato. Then a very nasty psychopath starts off slicing a path via Miami — a killer whose twisted options go away even Dexter speechless. while his sister Deborah, a tough-as-nails cop, is drawn into the case, it turns into transparent that Dexter should do pop out of hiding and hunt the monster down. except, after all, the killer unearths him first. . .
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Nor about Jerry, for o f course it was all so painful for a sensitive artist— that was quite understandable, wasn’t it? Gloria, on the other hand, never stopped interrogating Stan about the awesome and mys terious world of art. But her questions always struck him as incon gruous, irrelevant, and naive, especially as she always posed them in the strident schoolmarmy voice she adopted in order to quell the frightened little girl cowering inside her. Stan hadn’t the time to work out the meaning of such exchanges and wrote Gloria off as tactless, loud, insufferable.
This delicate balance was so fragile it deceived neither of them. A word out o f place, a touch of fatigue, even a faraway look caused by some outside conflict but lingering on at home— even such trifles told them their peaceful coexistence was founded on dead desire. Or pere haps on pride— on a contest as to who could best contain his or her contempt for the other. Stan never asked Gloria any questions. He didn’t inquire about her work (what are you translating? ). Or about herself (her health, makeup, dress, blouse, shoes— so many details are really important in a woman’s life).
In any case it did nothing to explain Gloria’s murder. Still less the savagery with which one or more people had mutilated her corpse. ) “ Two of the houses in the alley behind the Harrison place are closed up and empty. And the third belongs to a retired couple who didn’t hear anything out of the ordinary during the day and who wear earplugs at night. The kindergarten in England Street, just opposite, is shut on the weekend. Nothing to report in the little square, naturally. m. on Saturday. So we haven’t got anywhere so far, sir.