“It’s nothing personal — purely a business decision.” Dante Diavolo paused to observe Robert’s reaction. Though mild-mannered, Robert Decker was a big man at six foot three and 240 lbs. “Bob, I do appreciate the many years you have served the company.”
Jack stepped up to the ATM to withdraw cash.” He glanced over his shoulder, “Faith, come over to daddy. You want to ride the ponies, don’t you?”
Awakened by the sound of breaking glass, I sat up in bed. A stranger’s silhouette appeared on the other side of the smoked glass window in the bedroom door.
I felt the cold air rush into the room as a door slammed. My eyes snapped open, “Where in Hades am I?”
Setting the Stage for This Day’s Near Tragedy
Detective Charlie O’Connell reached to press the elevator button for the parking garage. “Are you sure your informant gave you the right address? No one was in Apartment 706.”