By Fred Vargas
Adamsberg travels to London, the place a regimen convention attracts him right into a tense investigation.
Commissaire Adamsberg leaves Paris for a three-day convention in London. With him are a tender sergeant, Estalère, and Commandant Danglard, who's terrified on the suggestion of vacationing underneath the Channel. it's the holiday all of them want, till a macabre and brutal case involves the eye in their colleague Radstock from New Scotland Yard.
Just outdoor the baroque and romantic previous Highgate cemetery a pile of trainers is located. no longer so unusual in itself, however the sneakers comprise severed ft. As Scotland Yard's research starts off, Adamsberg and his colleagues go back domestic and are faced with a bloodbath in a suburban domestic. Adamsberg and Danglard are drawn in to a path of vampires and vampire-hunters that leads all of them how you can Serbia, a spot the place the previous certainties not practice.
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Extra info for An Uncertain Place (Commissaire Adamsberg, Book 8)
And she could make a guess about the terrifying presence in the attic. It's Thomas Dixon up there, she thought. The ghost of a man who stole the stamps and then cheated his partners. The ghost of the man who was responsible for Russell Charles having been murdered. 9. " Chris sat at the end of the pier and read the riddle in a loud voice. She flipped to the back of her paperback for the answer. " She twisted around, hoping to catch sight of little Russell Charles, but the shore was deserted. " She paused.
But it was funny. " She could have told him it was worth making the world's worst pancakes if they made him laugh out loud. But she didn't say it. Bringing sunshine into another person's life was tricky enough without that person knowing what you were up to.
My wife's a nurse. " Chris cleared her throat. "That's nice," she said cautiously. "Nothing nice about it! She calls to tell me to do the 52 CHRISTINA'S GHOST grocery shopping. She calls to tell me to wash the windows. " He shook his head so hard the pencil poised behind one ear hurtled through the air. " "I'd like to see some... some old newspapers," Chris said. The request sounded silly, even to herself. " The man glared at the phone as if he was daring it to ring again. "About thirty years," Chris said.
An Uncertain Place (Commissaire Adamsberg, Book 8) by Fred Vargas