A Vendetta for Valerie: A Julio Milano Novel, Book 2 by Frank J. Bruno

By Frank J. Bruno

the elemental tale LINE
When Julio Milano arrives at his female friend Tabitha’s residence, he reveals her demise. Her throat has been slashed.
Valerie, Tabitha’s seven-year-old daughter, chillingly asks Julio to kill the individual that murdered her mom. He responds, “He may kill me.” The grim-faced baby says, “No, you’ll kill him.”
A promise has been made to convey the killer to justice. this can be more uncomplicated stated than performed. There are not any strong clues. even though, Julio manages to 0 in on a number of suspects.
One suspect is Frankie “Swoonatra” Rossi, Tabitha’s ex-lover and doubtless Valerie’s father. he's a living room singer in Las Vegas.
Another suspect is outdated guy Garibaldi, a vineyard proprietor. He lives together with his granddaugher, Nicola, less than suspicious conditions. there's the prospect that Tabitha used to be blackmailing him.
A 3rd suspect is Lucy, a prostitute and Tabitha’s sister. Tabitha was once chargeable for Lucy’s access into the profession.
As Julio pursues his research, he discovers that Tabitha had a depressing part to her character that had escaped him.
Julio quickly learns that his quest for revenge is fraught with hazard. He has to run a couple of life-threatening threat to be able to receive the knowledge he seeks. the tale ends with a dangerous stumble upon among Julio and Tabitha’s murderer.
SOME primary CHARACTERS
JULIO MILANO. Julio is an unlicensed investigator, a self-destructive, down-on-his good fortune alcoholic. he's over sixty, and lives by myself in a rundown duplex. he's capable of carry himself out of his doldrums that allows you to clear up a criminal offense concerning an individual he cares about.
VALIER WALKER. Valerie is a seven-year outdated orphan, the slain Tabitha’s daughter. Valerie is vivid and loving. She desires to turn into a veterinarian and loves animals. She has turn into, with the intention to communicate, “allergic to death.” this is often actual despite her chilling request asking Julio to kill her mother’s assassin.
MARIE MILANO. Marie is Julio’s ex-wife. She nonetheless presents him with nurturance, figuring out, and a secure haven whilst he wishes one.
LOU MILANO. Lou is Julio’s brother. He owns a liquor shop on the town. He makes an attempt to place a restraint on Julio’s impulsive, risk-taking habit, frequently with out a lot result.
AL MARTINEZ. Al is a detective at the San Aqua police strength. He threatens Julio with a homicide cost. he's suggest and unsafe. And he supplies Julio trouble.
OLD guy GARIBALDI. Garibaldi is the landlord of a vineyard. he's a sly, misleading individual. He used to be instrumental in ruining the Milano relatives winery.
NICOLA FERRARI. Nicola is Garibaldi’s housekeeper and granddaughter. Julio suspects that her dating with Garibaldi is incestuous.
GABRIELLE WASHINGTON. Gabrielle is Julio’s granddaughter and a former prostitute. Now married to the cast Naldo Washington, she and her husband search to make a house for Valerie.
SAM WRIGHT. Sam is the manager of Detectives in San Aqua. formally, he's against Julio’s research of Tabitha’s homicide. Unofficially, he's an approving friend.
RED O’HARA. purple is a former stripper, now a medical psychologist. whilst Julio results in the alcoholic ward within the country clinic, pink, an previous pal, is his therapist. finally they turn into lovers.

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