The Silence of the Marsh


City of Valencia, Valencia (east to Spain). “Q” is a former journalist reconverted in a writer of crime novel books. Man of success respected by his fans, in real life Q is a cold-blooded psychopath and lonely man with any feeling or empathy by any other, with a bad relation with his younger brother Nacho and living with a compulsion to kill that eventually he translates to his novels, writing about it as fiction. After the excellent critics of the latest work about the murder of a taxi driver, Q's wish to write a new story with a more important victim make him to chose Ferrán Carretero, teacher of Applied Economics in the University of Valencia and former politician of long carrier, recently involved in a scandal of corruption. Kidnapping him a night and moving him to Q's old family house in the middle of City of Valencia's swamp outside the city, Q notes all that Carretero says during his captivity of some days, killing him finally. Carretero's missing calls the attention of La Puri…