By John T Lescroart
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True,” Debra said, “we all have imperfections, but maybe one of his made somebody want to kill him. You knew him better than anyone else. ” 28 J O H N L E S C R OA RT Bracco jumped in. “Was anybody mad at him? Jealous about his job? ” Nothing. Schiff asked, “Jansey, do you know where he got the marijuana? ” This brought a bit of reaction. ” Bracco stepped up. “Dylan was on his way to work from here at home. Which means the weed was probably in this house last night. There might be more of it.
Story of our lives, huh? You’d think these people would have the good grace to get themselves shot during regular business hours. But here it is, ﬁrst thing on a weekend. ” She turned to Banks. “But Darrel and I can handle things here, Lieutenant, if you want to get back to your station or go home. ” Banks clucked and shrugged. “Thanks, but if you don’t mind, I’ll just hang awhile. ” “He was just telling me he knows the guy,” Schiff said. Banks nodded. “Everybody in the neighborhood knows him. Dylan Vogler.
I don’t know when Dylan went to work. ” “I said I didn’t know the time for sure. ” After the inspectors left, Tripp followed them outside to make sure they were leaving. When the car started up and headed down the street, he walked to the back door, opened it, and walked inside. ” 38 J O H N L E S C R OA RT In a minute she was in the hallway coming toward him and then she was in his arms. They held each other for a long moment until ﬁnally Tripp pulled out of the embrace. “At the very least,” he said, “they suspect.