By John T Lescroart
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A P L AG U E O F S E C R E TS 37 Tripp shook his head, impatient. “I just told you I didn’t remember exactly what she was wearing. I thought it was jeans and a T-shirt. ” “You wouldn’t have noticed,” Bracco asked, “if she was in a robe? ” Tripp sat back and crossed his arms. ” Bracco came forward in his chair. ” “With Jansey? ” “You mean am I sleeping with her? No, I’m not. Did I like her getting hit by Dylan? No to that one too. Did she come over here to talk about Ben or her life sometimes?
Robbery back in ninety-six. Jansey says he was just the driver and didn’t even know what his friends were doing, but I pulled up the ﬁle and he was not an altar boy. ” Glitsky took in that information in silence. After a minute, frowning at the effort to stay involved, he looked down at Bracco. ” “Probably? ” “Sure. But it’s our old pal the Glock hex-barrel. Bullet’s consistent with the gun we found. The casing didn’t have enough markings for positive ID. 40. And we’re running registration today.
Her back straightened for a second. ” Still rigid on her corner of the couch, now no longer smiling, Maya looked at her hands in her lap. “He made ninety thousand dollars a year. ” “A lot of money,” Schiff said. A P L AG U E O F S E C R E TS 43 “As I said,” Maya responded, “the store made money. And largely because of Dylan’s management. ” Schiff asked. Maya shook her head. “Less than that, I’m sure. But that doesn’t matter. I’m not a big multinational corporation. I don’t have stockholders. I can pay him whatever I want.