By Greg Iles
Will Jennings, his spouse and little woman are a cheerful American relations, residing in Mississippi. Hickey is a conman and kidnapper. He objectives his sufferers very conscientiously and takes nice pains to ensure not anyone is ever harm. He has but to kill. All his sufferers have get a hold of the money and the professionals have by no means been concerned. His ideal checklist is all the way down to issues: One, he continuously remains with the oldsters or individual with the money. , he by no means asks for greater than they could have enough money. but if he attempts to tear Will's relations aside, he will get much more than he bargained for...All in a single fateful day.
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But those cases were as important to me personally as they were professionally, which elevated the stakes and made them that much more enjoyable and exciting. They ignited my competitive fire. If I were representing some stranger in a divorce or suing an insurance company over an auto accident, I’d rather stay home. Right now I can feel my juices starting to flow as I head for the office. On the way there I call my associate, Kevin Randall, on his cell phone. His “Hello” is spoken in a hushed whisper.
That one sentence renders obsolete all my gloating about the perfection of my legal and public relations effort. “Hatchet was assigned this case? ” I ask. ” Judge Henry Henderson has been called “Hatchet” for as long as I can remember. One doesn’t get nicknames by accident, and they are generally quite revealing. You won’t find demure librarians named Darla “the Sledgehammer” Smiley, or nannies dubbed Mary “the Exterminator” Poppins. And there won’t be many professional wrestlers with names like Brutus “Little Kitten” Rockingham.
Once we finish going through all the documents, we spend some time discussing what we’ve learned and where we are. The only thing that is in any way unusual is the fact that Reggie is very much alive, despite the certainty of Lieutenant Siegle that he could not have swum to shore. If she is wrong in that assessment, or if this dog and Evans’s dog are not one and the same, then Evans has absolutely nothing going for him. Looking at this from the other side presents a bunch of questions that we are nowhere near ready to answer.