By Chris Roberson
It will TAKE greater than ANGELS AND DEMONS to forestall HIM.Reporter Spencer Finch is a journalist embroiled in search of a lacking booklet, encountering alongside the way in which cat burglars and mobsters, hackers and mysterious priests. whilst, he is attempting to make experience of the legacy left him by way of his overdue grandfather, a chest of what seem to be pulp magazines from the golden age of fable fiction. Following his nostril, Finch progressively uncovers a secret regarding a misplaced Greek play, mystery societies, generations of masked vigilantes - and a whole hidden background of mankind. it really is just like the Da Vinci Code retold by means of the Coen brothers during this blockbuster blur.File lower than: city myth [ Conspiracy! | Angelic Mysteries | Pulp Fiction | Blow Your brain ]
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When the call came, he feigned shock. Someone kidnap his trusted assistant? The horror. Now, the next morning, Taylor was to meet with the officer in charge of the investigation, and would learn the particulars of the case. He was eager to learn all he could. Little did the police realize that by talking to Taylor, they were aiding the mysterious Black Hand! When all had gathered in Chalmers' office, Taylor surveyed their faces. Besides himself and the Detective, there was Police Lieutenant Jones, the Chief of Police James Carroway, and millionaire industrialist Reginald Dupree.
Without a word, he slipped into the backseat of the cab, closing the door silently behind him. " Nick asked, not turning around. "Pier 31," came the whispered answer. " In silence, the cabbie drove his dark passenger through the night, stopping at last a short distance away from the indicated spot. Nick knew the Black Hand used subtlety and surprise as weapons, and didn't want to interfere. "Wait here," the low voice ordered. " Nick shivered despite himself. He had a good idea what kind of cargo the Black Hand meant, and it would be destined only for a morgue.
Rush as he might, he would have arrived too late to save this girl. She had been dead for hours. Next came the sound of shouts, and a gruff voice raising above the rest, calling for order. Taylor knew the voice well. It belonged to Detective Chalmers, pride of the San Francisco Police Department. "Get outta my way, you blood-thirsty rubber neckers," he called again, shoving his way through the crowd. " At a sign from Taylor, Louise slid her arm from under his and blended back into the crowd. She understood her duty at such a time: to canvas the onlookers nonchalantly, discovering what she could.