By Chris Jordan
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Just to my guy in the Cambridge Major Crimes Unit and he won’t mention our interest unless I ask him to. ” “Good,” Naomi says. “Let’s stay at arm’s length from our friends in federal law enforcement until we’ve had a peek at the big picture. ” “The opposite. ” “Set the scene,” Naomi suggests. ” “There’s not all that much, I’m afraid. m. The caller would not give his name, but stated a man had been killed. That was Shane, so they’ll have him on digital audio making the call, for whatever that’s worth.
Not a word. Not to Naomi, not to anyone. That kind of black-masked silence is truly scary, in a way much scarier than the invasion itself. The only good thing about the whole awful mess is that it’s over in less than two minutes. They break in through the windows, seize our client and seemingly vanish into thin air, back out the same way they came in. By the time we call Beacon Hill Security and tell them not to bother sending a car, the crisis is already over. As the security alarms cease whooping, I get up from the floor, still shaking.
It helps that most of his guys don’t speak English and wouldn’t know who Naomi Nantz is if they tripped over her, which Danny makes sure they don’t. Trip over her, that is. I punch Danny’s number and in less than an hour a couple of his men, working from the outside, have screwed temporary plywood panels to the broken windows, and Danny himself is inside the command center taking measurements. “No problem,” he promises. ” There are a few more things you need to know about boss lady before we can proceed.