Her insomnia threatened to undermine the entire operation, despite the fact the stake-out had been meticulously planned.
The police had rented an apartment right across from the non-suspect building she had hid out in for seven years. The place might have contained dozens of getaway doors, but there was no way she was going to escape from sleep. So the plan was to storm the hide-out when she’d gone to bed. That would take 24 hours at the most, chief detective Calloway had estimated. But now three days had passed and she was still walking about.
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