By James W. Hall
While her mom and dad have been murdered, Hannah Keller used to be 3,000 miles away, on depart from her task with the Miami Police division. Her family's merely survivor on that lethal day used to be Hannah's six-year-old son Randall. whereas fishing at the dock at the back of his grandparents' residence, the boy glimpsed the killers, and later came upon his grandparents' bullet-riddled our bodies. 5 years later the trauma of that day nonetheless haunts the boy. He lives in terror that the killers will go back for him. Hannah isn't any longer a cop yet now works complete time as a novelist, and is attempting to do no matter what she will be able to to heal her son's wounds. but if she gets a coded message it sounds as if from her mom and dad' killers, the whole episode explodes back. Teaming up with a maverick FBI agent from the Miami box workplace, Hannah starts to trace the killer. As she strikes deeper into the labyrinth, she discovers, to her horror, that she and her son are getting used as pawns in an difficult scheme - a seize designed to trap one of many world's deadliest assassins. Hannah and Randall turn into entangled in a sour feud, a burning vendetta, and the brain of a bloodthirsty expert killer.
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However it in basic terms took her a few minutes, scanning in the course of the first 4 or 5, to determine that the dialog that handed among those used to be risk free, the controversy of boys who shared an obsession for desktops and the arcane intricacies of software program programming. She obtained up slowly from the table and carried her wine in the course of the darkish condo. In her bed room she switched at the small studying lamp perched on her bedside desk. She opened the head drawer. Beside the . 357 Smith & Wesson lay the reproduction of sunrise. She plumped the pillows and propped herself opposed to them and opened the ebook to web page 276. there has been just a unmarried word underlined. She closed the publication, lay it at the mattress beside her and reached over for the telephone. Frank Sheffield responded at the first ring. His voice was once husky, as though he’d been screaming on the naked partitions ever considering that she’d left him. “Are you alright, Hannah? ” “I’m fantastic. ” “You don’t sound positive. What’s improper? What occurred? ” “I’m fantastic. ” the road used to be empty for a number of moments. “Hooked up web page 276. ” “And? ” “Fifty-yard line on the Orange Bowl. ” “That’s all it says? ” “That’s all. ” He used to be quiet for a moment or , then acknowledged, “So does this suggest you’re again at the case? ” “I’m again. ” “Good. I’m blissful to listen to it. ” “How approximately midday, Frank? ” “The Orange Bowl at midday. ok, certain. i will be able to be there. ” “You commencing to see the trend? ” “Pattern? ” “The Bayshore residence. Stiltsville. The Orange Bowl. a spot in undeniable view. uncovered. simply monitored. ” “Yeah, that’s actual. ” “Frank? ” “Yeah. ” “Does the identify Helen Shane suggest whatever to you? ” She notion she heard him swallow. “Helen Shane? ” “Never brain, Frank. I’ll see you at midday. North front. we will be able to pass in jointly. ” “Fine,” he stated. “Noon, north front. And hear, Hannah. ” “Yeah? ” “I’ll get on these computing device men. Crack the whip. I agree, it shouldn’t take this lengthy to find the resource of an online tackle. they might also have whatever by means of now. ” “Good, Frank. You do this Crack the whip. ” She hung up and sat there for some time observing the telephone, hearing the frenzy of the regular breeze opposed to that previous wooden condo. TWENTY-SIX Hal Bonner was once altering planes in Atlanta. It was once six within the morning and the aircraft that used to be to take him to Nashville used to be parked on the gate as regards to to begin boarding. Hal used to be speaking to a guy in a brown corduroy swimsuit. the guy was once red-haired and gangly and he had large ft inside of his large wingtip sneakers. His transportable computing device used to be perched on his lap and his arms have been nonetheless resting at the keyboard, yet a couple of minutes previous he’d stopped engaged on the memo he was once typing. the fellow wasn’t taking a look at Hal. He wasn’t taking a look at his visual display unit. He wasn’t whatever in any respect. The gangly guy hadn’t lots as twitched for the reason that Hal began letting him learn about the feeding practices of the bearded vulture of Eurasia. the way it lives on a vitamin of bone and marrow. the way it spots a carcass from above, and circles in and lands, then waits patiently close to the carrion whereas the entire different jungle scavengers strip away the beef and gristle and lick up all of the blood.