By Iris Johansen

While it reaches 0, you die.

#1 New York Times bestselling writer Iris Johansen units her readers’ pulses racing once more during this relentless mental mystery of a tender girl stuck in a maze of secrets and techniques and stalked through a cruel killer. The countdown starts the instant you open this riveting novel that basically grows extra electrifying because the pages flip, extra intriguing as time runs out. . . .

“Don’t kill her. She’s no strong to us dead.” those phrases hang-out Jane MacGuire after a surprising assault shatters her global right away. used to be it a random kidnapping attempt–or the countdown to anything way more sinister?

Who is after her–and what do they need so badly they’ll kill an individual of their manner? That’s what Jane is set to determine, with out the aid of the police, the FBI, or her adoptive mom and dad, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and her husband, Joe Quinn, of the Atlanta PD–because whoever is after her won’t hesitate to harm these she loves the main. Now Jane will pass at the run with the one guy who could be extra harmful than those who find themselves pursuing her. A smuggler, a con guy, and who knew what else, Mark Trevor had his personal mysterious purposes for desirous to retain Jane secure and out of the fingers of a killer passionate about a two-thousand-year-old secret which may rock the modern day global.

Orphaned at an early age, Jane grew up the demanding means, yet she was once given a brand new lifestyles, a loving family members, and an opportunity to pursue her curiosity in a single of the best archaeological unearths ever unearthed. Now a person used to be attempting to break that new existence prior to it might even start. The previous is returning with the type of vengeance that understands no mercy. The countdown has already started, and it’s drawing close 0 swifter than someone thinks.

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Further, the publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content. com To Michael Rudell— lawyer, friend, Renaissance man And as always, to Staci We owe respect to the living. To the dead we owe only truth. Voltaire, 1785 A frigid wind gusted in from the East River, snatching at Dr. Kay Scarpetta’s coat as she walked quickly along 30th Street. It was one week before Christmas without a hint of the holidays in what she thought of as Manhattan’s Tragic Triangle, three vertices connected by wretchedness and death.

He didn’t have any respect for Hap Judd and sure as hell wasn’t afraid of him. Marino had no qualms about investigating someone famous or locking him up. Berger seemed intimidated by Judd, and Lucy didn’t understand it. She had never known Berger to be intimidated by anyone. ” Lucy pulled her close, sat her on her lap. ” Nuzzling her back, sliding her hands inside the jacket of the warm-up suit. “What’s got you so spooked? It’s going to be a late night. ” Grace Darien had long, dark hair and the same turned-up nose and full lips as her murdered daughter.

Some of the girls she works with have been laid off,” Mrs. Darien said. “She gets in moods like everybody else. Especially this time of year. ” “Just over-the-counter, as far as I know. Vitamins. ” “I’m interested in who her internist might be, her doctor or doctors. Mr. ” “He wouldn’t know. He’s never gotten the bills. Toni’s been living on her own since college, and I can’t be sure who her doctor is. She never gets sick, has more energy than anyone I know. ” “Are you aware of any jewelry she might have routinely worn?

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