Cold Streets Chapter 1 (Vampire Files #10)

Cold Streets Chapter 1 (Vampire Files #10)


Genres: MysteryFantasy

Status: Full

Updated date: 06:58:13 11/08/2022

Description "Cold Streets Chapter 1 (Vampire Files #10)"

Chicago, January 1938 I REMAINED invisible during the ride to the ransom drop, with no idea where we were beyond the few verbal cues passed to my partner, who was playing chauffeur. Our cue-giver and client, Mrs Vivian Gladwell, didn't know I was floating next to her in the rear seat of her Cadillac. Her daughter had been kidnapped two weeks ago, and the poor woman had enough on her mind without having to deal with a supernatural gumshoe. "He said to stop on that bridge just ahead," she told Escott, using the speaking tube that served the driver's compartment. I could imagine my partner nodding. "And then what?" His voice was thin through the tube, my bodiless state muffled the sound almost too much to hear him. "I'm to drop the money off the right-hand side." "Very well." We'd been on a merry little tour of Chicago for some time now, driving from phone box to phone box. Each time we paused, she had to rush out and wait for it to ring, then get fresh instructions from the kidnapper on where to go next. He said he was watching, so Escott faithfully followed instructions, just in case. The big car eased to a halt, skidding a little on icy slush, motor thrumming impatiently. I hoped this wouldn't be another water-haul. Not waiting for Escott to come open the door, Vivian slid across the seat toward me. I kept my incorporeal