By James Patterson
Alex pass was once a emerging celebrity within the Washington, DC, Police division while an unknown shooter gunned down his spouse, Maria, in entrance of him. Alex's want for vengeance used to be put on carry as he confronted one other large challenge-raising his kids with no their mother.
Years later Alex is creating a daring circulate in his lifestyles. He has left the FBI and arrange perform as a psychologist once more. His lifestyles with Nana Mama, Damon, Jannie, and little Alex eventually appears like it's so as. He even has an opportunity at a brand new love.
Then Cross's former accomplice, John Sampson, calls in a want. Now move needs to pass at the hunt for the main crafty, psychotic killer he has ever faced...and it pushes him dangerously on the subject of the brink.
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Luke gave him a look of dry reproach. ” “You’ve got a point,” Roan answered on a dutiful laugh. “I’ll look into the situation, but there’s not much else I can do without April’s cooperation. ” Luke meant that exactly as it sounded. ” “Who he is, whether he has a record, how much of a threat he appears to be. ” Luke repeated as his cousin paused. “Somebody should keep an eye on April. I don’t like the sound of this guy going public. ” “I already offered. ” “Fine idea. ” “Roan, son,” Luke said, “you wound me.
It was a relic from the past with an air of solid strength, heavy responsibility, and not a lot to offer in the way of comfort. It was, Luke had often thought, a lot like Turn-Coupe’s sheriff himself. Luke found his cousin in his office. Roan’s hair looked like he’d been combing it with a John Deere and a cultivator, and a harassed frown drew his brows together over the bridge of his nose. Seeing Luke, he stacked the papers he’d been reading and laid them aside on one of several neat piles. His lean face creased into smile lines.
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