Taking the Highway
M. H. Mead
As a lot a shrewdpermanent crime mystery because it is sci-fi, this novel hugely inspired me. --The TBR Pile
I love the belief of this futuristic Detroit. --Offbeat Vagabond Reviews
When hitchhiking turns into the occupation that saves the town, who will retailer the hitchhikers?
Detroit is prospering, once more at the flow. the foremost to this movement could be the fourths--professional hitchhikers who around out incomplete carpools, permitting the automobile front to the superfast, computer-controlled highways.
the town wishes fourths. Fourths want the paintings. it is an ideal way to earn a few additional cash.
Or to finish up useless.
an individual is killing fourths and the one person who can cease the killer is jaded murder detective Andre LaCroix, who moonlights as a fourth himself.
Taking the Highway is the latest technology fiction mystery from the authors of The Caline Conspiracy and Fate's Mirror.
Praise for Taking the Highway...
Wonderfully unique tale of suggest streets, suffering police officers, and previous, previous passions. great experience. --Richard A. Thompson, writer of Frag Box
Good rules, secret, human curiosity, a romance that did not make me nauseous and motion, motion, motion! they've got me revving my engine for his or her subsequent novel. --Papyrus Reviews
these files?” “I informed her I used an Illudium Q36 and created a brand new passcode together with her identify on it.” Silence from the opposite finish. “Elway? you continue to there, buddy?” “I proposal you by no means listened to a specific thing I say.” “I pay attention. I simply don’t comprehend you part the time.” “Now you will have me to—” “Okay! Gotta pass. I’ll be in touch.” He folded away the pad. “Sorry approximately that.” the sooner heat he’d visible from the hostess was once long gone. She pulled menus of embossed silver on cream paper. “Our non-tech.
The stillness used to be unnerving not like what was once approximately to ensue. “Random spacing?” “All right.” “Surprise targets?” “How undesirable you wanna lose?” Danny laughed. “I passed you your ass final time.” He punched in his passcode back, this time for the door, and appeared up for the retina experiment. lighting glowed eco-friendly and menus seemed. “I bet if you’re less than it . . .” He hesitated with one stubby finger poised above the monitor. Andre sighed. “Let’s get this over with.” “You did it to yourself,.
Days and that’s all you’ve got?” “I suggestion if we seemed into—” “You’re imagined to be infiltrating the union.” She opened his coat lapels and snaked her arms into his wallet. “Give me the cash.” Andre wriggled as she poked his ribs. “What cash?” “The funds you’ve earned fourthing. provide it.” “No way!” Andre stuck her hand and got rid of it from his physique. “You’ve been robbing the police division. You have been alleged to be placing time into the job.” “I used to be! I gave you Hugh Ingersol. Have.
It on. It wouldn’t cease a bullet at point-blank diversity, and might half simply for a knife or a shiv, however it may perhaps take the power out of anything small shot from far-off. It was once greater than not anything. Andre seemed prior Danny to Nikhil. “Did you name Topher?” Nikhil nodded. “I did what you men advised me. I stored him on so long as i'll. It was once approximately sentences sooner than he reduce me off.” “Visual?” he requested Danny. “He’s right here. status subsequent to an indication that acknowledged ‘service entrance.’“ Andre swiveled.
Wall taller than he was once. somebody stood within the darkness, sniffling and grunting. now not a cop. now not safeguard. the man gave the impression of he was once stuck on whatever. “Hello?” Andre level whispered. “Andre?” “Oliver!” Andre rushed towards his brother. Oliver gave the impression of a guy coming off a three-day bender. His tie and hair have been askew, his eyes wild and frantic. His left wrist was once rotated with a bright-orange zipcuff. the opposite finish was once mounted to an electric field bolted to the aspect of the construction. He.