Dark Horse Chapter 1 (Jim Knighthorse #1)

Dark Horse Chapter 1 (Jim Knighthorse #1)


Genres: MysteryThriller

Status: Full

Updated date: 10:08:18 12/08/2022

Description "Dark Horse Chapter 1 (Jim Knighthorse #1)"

1. Charles Brown, the defense attorney, was a small man with a round head. He was wearing a brown and orange zigzagged power tie. I secretly wondered if he went by Charlie as a kid and had a dog named Snoopy and a crush on the little red-headed girl. We were sitting in my office on a warm spring day. Charlie was here to give me a job if I wanted it, and I wanted it. I hadn't worked in two weeks and was beginning to like it, which made me nervous. "I think the kid's innocent," he was saying. "Of course you do, Charlie. You're a defense attorney. You would find cause to think Jack the Ripper was simply a misunderstood artist before his time." He looked at me with what was supposed to be a stern face. "The name's Charles," he said. "If you say so." "I do." "Glad that's cleared up." "I heard you could be difficult," he said. "Is this you being difficult? If so, then I'm disappointed." I smiled. "Maybe you have me confused with my father." Charlie sat back in my client chair and smiled. His domed head was perfectly buffed and polished, cleanly reflecting the halogen lighting above. His skin appeared wet and viscous, as if his sweat glands were ready to spring into action at a moment's notice. "Your father has quite a reputation in L.A. I gave