By J. D. Robb
It used to be simply one other after-work satisfied hour at a bar downtown—until the insanity descended. And after twelve mins of chaos and violence, greater than 80 humans lay lifeless.
Lieutenant Eve Dallas is attempting to tackle the inexplicable occasions. Surviving witnesses speak about seeing things—monsters and swarms of bees. They describe unexpected, overwhelming emotions of worry and rage and paranoia. while forensics makes its file, the mass delusions make extra feel: apparently the bar consumers have been uncovered to a cocktail of chemical compounds and unlawful medicines that can force an individual into transitority insanity—if no longer kill them outright.
But that doesn’t clarify who may unharness such horror—or why. Eve’s husband, Roarke, occurs to possess the bar, yet he’s confident the assault wasn’t directed at him. It’s larger than that. And if Eve can’t determine it out quickly, it may take place back, every time, anyplace. simply because it’s airborne…
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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.
In that case, I’m positive that I do! ” April followed her hostess into a dim room furnished with an antique parlor set covered in a wildly unlikely tropical print. The room was scattered with tables, most of which were extremely valuable except for one that looked like a miniature butler in a tailcoat. The setting was just like Julianne, she thought, half traditional, half quirkily artistic. How old her friend was, April had never thought to ask. With her long, narrow face crinkled in a constant smile, clear sea blue eyes, silver-streaked black hair in a braid down her back, and gently padded shape, she could have been any age from forty to seventy.