Whiskey Sour - A Thriller (Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels Mysteries Book 1)

By J.A. Konrath, Jack Kilborn

Lieutenant Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels is having a nasty week. Her live-in boyfriend has left her for his own coach, power insomnia has triggered her to max out her charge cards with late-night domestic procuring purchases, and a daunting killer who calls himself 'The Gingerbread guy' is dumping mutilated our bodies in her district.

While heading off the FBI and its moronic profiling machine, becoming a member of a relationship carrier, blending it up with highway thugs, and parrying the advances of an uncouth PI, Jack and her binge-eating companion, Herb, needs to seize the maniac ahead of he kills again...and Jack is subsequent on his homicide list.

Whiskey bitter is the 1st booklet within the bestselling Jack Daniels sequence, packed with laugh-out-loud humor and edge-of-your-seat suspense.

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Did your father ever fill out prescriptions off responsibility? ” “Sure. every time there has been a family members get-together he introduced his prescription pad with him. part the hypochondriacs in Illinois are on the topic of me. That’s most likely why Dad turned a physician. ” “What did he prescribe for family? ” “The ordinary. Painkillers, napping drugs, laxatives, chilly medicine, zits cream, contraception, the entire criteria. the present scorching ones have been Propecia and Viagra. He didn’t appear to brain the family members doing it to him. either my grandmothers notion he was once a saint. ” Benedict complete adequate of his doughnut to help within the inquiries. “Did he ever prescribe injectionals? ” “You suggest like for diabetics? ” “Any in any respect. ” “Not to my relations. so much of my kin may faint on the considered getting a shot. ” I sneezed thoughtfully, if one of these factor is feasible. “How approximately Seconal? ” I requested. “It’s a strong sedative, like Valium. ” “Not to our relatives. no longer that i do know of. ” “We think your father can have written a truly huge prescription for Seconal the evening he died, most likely for somebody who knew him. have you learnt someone named Charles or Chuck? ” “Sorry, no. ” “Any relative with that identify, or buddy of your father’s? ” “No. no longer that i do know of. ” “Ms. Booster …” “Melissa. ” “Melissa, it is a difficult query, yet do you think that there has been any probability that your dad can have been promoting prescriptions? ” She shook her head, as though asserting no to a baby. “Dad? No approach. go searching you. It’s a pleasant condominium, yet no longer extravagant. My father made stable funds, yet it’s all accounted for. He lived inside of his capacity. in addition to, Dad simply wasn’t like that. I had it drilled into my head from a child on that drugs and medicine have been very critical and unsafe. ” She reached into the doughnut field and got rid of a powdered, biting into it lightly. “Would he have had a prescription pad in the home? ” “Probably. His table is within the den. do you want to determine it? ” “Please. ” Melissa positioned the doughnut at the desk and rocked two times at the couch, pulling up her substantial physique at the 3rd attempt. We as she waddled to the den, down a hallway, and right into a room the scale of a giant closet. “Actually, this is often only a huge closet,” Melissa stated. “Dad placed a table in right here and it turned the den. ” She didn’t input, most likely simply because if she did, she wouldn’t have room to show round. I thanked her and went in by myself, leaving Herb at the back of to small speak. The table was once outdated and bore the characteristics of decades of devoted use. It was once a rolltop, with 5 drawers and part a dozen cubbyholes to squirrel away accounts or mail. I gave it a brief toss, discovering loads of junk for my efforts, yet no prescription pad. “A prescription pad wasn’t indexed as goods in facts taken in the course of the unique research, used to be it? ” Benedict glanced at me and shook his head, then resumed his dialog with Melissa. They have been speaking, pass determine, approximately foodstuff. I went to the dossier cupboard subsequent to the table and began a once-over, discovering tax varieties, a couple of scientific charts, and a smattering of equipment guideline manuals.

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