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By Sissel-Jo Gazan

A seeker after fact may be hunted as prey.

When arguable Professor Kristian hurricane is located hanged in his place of work, his assistant Marie Skov refuses to think that he has devoted suicide. Having simply again from West Africa on a learn journey, the past due scientist had exposed a surprising fact approximately immunology programmes within the constructing international.

Former police detective Søren Marhauge is set to end up what rather occurred to the professor. whereas Marie grapples with Storm's disputed legacy, Søren leads them either past criminal obstacles and backstage of the cut-throat pharmaceutical undefined.

Sissel-Jo Gazan's bestselling and influential The Dinosaur Feather brought Danish Crime enthusiasts to the aggressive and perfidious global of organic technological know-how. during this extraordinary sequel, her inventive learn, complicated characterisation and suspenseful plotting supercedes the promise of her the world over acclaimed breakthrough.

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I’ll most likely be operating from domestic for the remainder of the week simply because my daughter is in poor health. ’ Søren scribbled down his deepest e-mail deal with on a bit of paper and gave it to Bøje. ‘Your daughter? I didn’t comprehend you had childrens. ’ ‘No,’ Søren acknowledged pensively. ‘I can’t inform you precisely while I grew to become a dad, yet i've got a robust feeling that it’s already occurred. ’ * as soon as he used to be outdoors the Institute of Forensic medication, Søren referred to as Anna and he or she picked up instantly. ‘Do you might have twenty mins? ’ ‘Twenty? ’ ‘Yes. ’ ‘Eh, definite. ’ ‘Good, then I’ll cease via with Lily in mins and choose her up back in twenty-two. i've got an errand on your development. ’ ‘An errand? ’ ‘I have to ask the caretaker a query. ’ ‘About what? ’ ‘Anna, I promise to inform you this night, okay? yet Lily is drained and that i are looking to get her domestic, in basic terms I simply need to do that one very last thing, so should you may perhaps tear your self away for twenty mins . . . ’ ‘Of course,’ she acknowledged, and Søren had nearly hung up whilst she additional, ‘I like it for those who knit backwards. simply because that’s what you’re doing, isn’t it? ’ ‘Might be,’ Søren responded. * Anna was once already ready within the vehicle park via the doorway to Stairwell One whilst Søren and Lily arrived. ‘Mum! ’ Lily cried, once she noticed Anna, and jumped into her hands the instant Søren had unlocked her seatbelt. ‘Let’s cross and read within the museum shop,’ Anna stated. She appeared satisfied. ‘OK, I’ll meet you there. ’ He kissed her. ‘Another,’ she stated, pulling him shut. Søren kissed her back. * fortunately the caretaker was once in his workplace, which used to be to the perfect of the most front to the Institute of Biology. He had the radio on and used to be tinkering with whatever less than a vibrant mild. He used to be round sixty and seemed quaint in his dungarees and flat cap. ‘Now what was once improper with the outdated wood tips? ’ he questioned out loud, as Søren caught his head around the door. ‘This digital garbage retains breaking and also you can’t whack the scholars with a laser. ’ The caretaker chuckled. Søren shook his hand. ‘My identify is Søren Marhauge and I’m with the police. ’ ‘And you’re Anna Bella’s younger chap,’ the caretaker said. ‘How are you aware that? ’ he requested, shocked. The caretaker grinned back and pointed to 2 shelving devices stacked to the rafters with odds and ends; within the hole among them Søren spotted a peephole-sized window the place the caretaker had simply witnessed them kissing. ‘Aha,’ Søren acknowledged. ‘How am i able to assist you? ’ ‘I’m investigating a number of info in reference to Kristian Storm’s suicide – I’m yes you’ll have heard approximately it. ’ ‘Yes, in fact. It’s tragic. hurricane was once a pleasant guy. I spoke to him nearly each morning while he became up for paintings. a number of the older professors round right here could be a bit stand-offish, you recognize. They by no means say hi or whatever like that. yet hurricane could regularly cease, and he even got here in the following for a cup of espresso a couple of times . . . i used to be very unhappy whilst I realized what had occurred. So what precisely are you investigating? ’ The caretaker peered at Søren. ‘A slump or two,’ Søren answered. ‘Proper police resolution.

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