Author: Arturo Perez -Reverte
An exciting thriller.
“The phone rang and he knew he would be killed. He knew with such certainty that froze, blade up, hair stuck to her face in the steam from the hot water dripping on the tiles. Beep-beep. He stood very still, holding his breath as though immobility or silence might change the course of what had happened. Beep-beep. It was in the bathtub, plucking her right leg, soapy water around her waist, and her bare skin prickled as if he had just burst on the cold water. Beep-beep. In the bedroom stereo, the Tigres del Norte sang stories of Camelia the Texan. Treason and smuggling, they said, are shared things.”