About the book:
Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Publish date: (25 April 2013)
Pages: 432 eBook pages can be different
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Thrillers, Mystery,
Nightingale shivered as he stared at the house. It was a neat semi-detached with a low wall around the
garden and a wrought iron gate that opened onto a path leading to the front door. There was no
garage, but half of the front lawn had been paved over as a parking space for a five-year-old Hyundai.
Beyond the car was a path leading to the rear garden, which was how he planned to get into the house.
It was after midnight and the streets were deserted. It was a cloudy night with only occasional
glimpses of the moon overhead and the lights were off in pretty much all the houses in the street.
Nightingale eased open the gate, slipped inside and closed it behind him, then walked carefully
down the path and around the side of the house. He stopped and peered through the kitchen window
until he was sure that there was no one there, then walked to the kitchen door. He tried the handle and
wasn’t surprised to find that it was locked. He’d brought a makeshift burglary kit with him including
tape, a glass cutter and a screwdriver but he didn’t want to start breaking glass unless he had no