Download e-book for iPad: Amen Corner (Sam Skarda Mystery, Book 1) by Rick Shefchik

By Rick Shefchik

ISBN-10: 1615951954

ISBN-13: 9781615951956

The physique of the Masters principles committee chairman is located in a pond close to the twelfth eco-friendly at the morning that Sam Skarda arrives at Augusta nationwide golfing membership to play in his first Masters. Skarda, a police detective on scientific depart from the Minneapolis police division, is an finished beginner golfer who—while rehabbing a taking pictures harm suffered at the job—won the U.S. Publinx and a call for participation to play within the Masters.

Evidence left on the crime scene indicates the homicide could have been tied to the continuing protest via a women’s team challenging that Augusta admit girls contributors. Then a crusading manhattan instances columnist is murdered at the grounds days later. neighborhood police suspect the murders could have been devoted via a member and start pressuring the recent Augusta nationwide president for entry to the club’s club details.

The membership chairman asks Skarda for aid discovering the killer ahead of the police completely invade Augusta National’s mythical privateness. Skarda appears for solutions from contributors, veteran newshounds, longtime caddies and ex-employees who could be aware of why a person is decided to deliver this year’s Masters to a halt.

As the murders proceed and strain to cancel the match builds, the killer methodically prepares for a fantastic and lethal Sunday climax.

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Y pensar que pudimos en una onda secreta de embriaguez deslizarnos, bailando un vals sin fin por el planeta, se dicen muy adentro, pero no se atreven a romper ese silencio con la grosera magnitud de las palabras. ¿y si después de tanta palabra no sobrevive la palabra? Nadie puede expresarse en trozos de paloma. Cuando se acaba la música se sientan y todos beben y dicen salud como endemoniados al son de unas guitarras que han llegado de quién sabe dónde. La fiesta dura dos días con sus noches. Eufemio enfurecido con los borrachos, ha empezado una guerra que no lo detendrá en contra de la indolencia y el vic cio.

Pronto vuelve la primavera y pronto se irá. En febrero de 1913 Victoriano Huerta consuma su lento ascenso de muerte y traición. Asesina a Madero y al vicepresidente Pino Suárez pretextando que ambos se escapaban. Gustavo A. Madero sospecha desde mucho antes del general Victoriano Huerta. Con las pruebas en la mano, lo aprehende en Palacio Nacional, lo desarma personalmente y lo lleva ante su hermano para advertirle que había descubierto a Huerta en arreglos con Félix Díaz. Huerta se justifica con el presidente y promete demostrar su lealtad tomando la Ciudadela al día siguiente.

Gustavo A. Madero sospecha desde mucho antes del general Victoriano Huerta. Con las pruebas en la mano, lo aprehende en Palacio Nacional, lo desarma personalmente y lo lleva ante su hermano para advertirle que había descubierto a Huerta en arreglos con Félix Díaz. Huerta se justifica con el presidente y promete demostrar su lealtad tomando la Ciudadela al día siguiente. Madero lo escucha con atención. Acto seguido, le regresa la pistola que Gustavo le había quitado y además reprende severamente a su hermano por dejarse llevar por la primera impresión y por el primer impulso.

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