By Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
In a parking storage within the middle of Rio de Janeiro, company govt Ricardo Carvalho is located useless in his vehicle, a bullet in his head, his pockets and briefcase lacking. Inspector Espinosa is named in to enquire the obvious theft and homicide, however the world-weary Espinosa understands that issues usually are not consistently as they appear. Carvalho’s lately got one-million-dollar lifestyles insurance coverage and the next disappearance of his secretary Rose complicate matters—as does Espinosa’s allure to Carvalho’s appealing widow, one of many suspects. And whilst extra humans ensue useless, Espinosa needs to accelerate his research sooner than a person else turns into a casualty.
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In a parking storage within the heart of Rio de Janeiro, company government Ricardo Carvalho is located lifeless in his vehicle, a bullet in his head, his pockets and briefcase lacking. Inspector Espinosa is named in to enquire the plain theft and homicide, however the world-weary Espinosa is aware that issues aren't regularly as they appear.
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