An Acceptable Sacrifice by Jeffery Deaver

By Jeffery Deaver

The Bibliomysteries sequence comprises brief stories through Anne Perry, Jeffery Deaver, Ken Bruen, and C. J. Box

A pair of federal brokers from both sides of the US–Mexico border aim a cartel kingpin

They name him “Cuchillo,”the Knife. now not simply because he kills with a blade—he has lots of males to do this form of paintings for him—but simply because his brain is so sharp. As Mexico’s executive wages struggle at the drug cartels, it takes brains to outlive, and Cuchillo has not only survived—he has prospered. but if Cuchillo starts off to chop too deeply, the federal police of either the U.S. and Mexico step in to bland his blade.

P. Z. Evans and Alejo Díaz be aware of the Hermosillo cartel is making plans an assault on a vacationer bus in Sonora, and so they be aware of they'll need to catch or kill Cuchillo to forestall it. The cartel chief has one weak point: infrequent, previous books. To ruin the intellectual’s evil empire, this not going pair of overseas police must entice his internal bibliophile.

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