By James Patterson
In l. a., a reporter investigating a sequence of murders is killed. In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a gorgeous clinical intern all at once disappears. In Washington D.C. Alex go is again to resolve the main baffling and terrifying homicide case ever. shrewdpermanent trend killers are taking part, cooperating, competing--and they're operating coast to coast.
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For his Lydia. For the surprise of his own competence. And for the fact that he seems to actually like it. He’d had doubts that he would. ) and he is as skeptical of bold promises as the next educated consumer—which explains, in part, his years of conscientiously missed opportunities. But as it turns out he likes it, all right. This at once foolish and straightforward thing he has never done before. He is grateful for all of this. But more than anything, he gives thanks for the evidence it provides that he might not be gay after all.
We’ve been seeing things from a refrigerated sardine can all day. But now it’s time for some ex-treme adventure tourism. ” “Absolutely. ” Wallace has put on one of his accents and is acting like a drunk conventioneer. ” “Yes-sir, Bear-man,” he says. ” As we wait for Lydia to collect her bags of piranha teeth souvenirs, the concierge drapes an arm behind Wallace’s neck and folds himself lower to speak into his ear. I can’t catch the words, but whatever the giant says prompts a lewd grin from his audience.
It makes one aware of breathing, its deliberate ins and outs. The rainy season still a couple of weeks oﬀ and not a cloud in sight. But there’s a wetness that still gets into everything, your socks, your wallet, behind the lenses of your glasses, your lungs. Within hours of arriving it’s like carrying ball bearings around in your chest. But the place appears to be literally on fire as well. A city where a city shouldn’t be, boarded up and crumbling and what’s left now set alight. Look from the windows of the airport hospitality van, our rooms at the Tropical Hotel atop a gated bluﬀ on the edge of town, from anywhere, and there is always what looks to be black smoke in the distance, flapping like a villain’s cape into the sky.
Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross, Book 2) by James Patterson