By Jeffery Deaver
Jeffery Deaver is the New York Times bestselling writer of The Empty Chair and The Devil's Teardrop. right here his trademark "ticking-bomb suspense" (People) explodes off the web page in one other heart-stopping mystery.
Hollywood position scout John Pellam suggestion the scenic backwater city of Maddox, Missouri, could be the excellent web site for an upcoming Bonnie and Clyde-style movie. yet after genuine bullets depart humans useless and one cop paralyzed, he's extra wanted than the Barrow Gang. Pellam had unwittingly wandered onto the crime scene simply mins prior to the brutal hits. Now the feds and native police wish him to speak. Mob enforcers wish him silenced. And a mysterious blonde simply wishes him. Trapped in a city filled with sinister secrets and techniques and lethal deceptions, Pellam fears that dying will imitate paintings, because the movie shoot -- and his existence -- race towards a breathtakingly bloody climax.
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26 S T U A RT W O O D S Stone and Dino stopped laughing long enough to order booze for themselves and sodas for the boys. Ben and Peter launched into a comparison of their schools and the girls available at each. They agreed that there was a dearth of such companionship, just as their respective headmasters had intended. “I’m getting out in June,” Ben said. “So am I,” Peter replied. ” “Not yet,” Peter said. ” Ben asked, nodding at Stone and Dino. ” “Come with me,” Ben said. He got up and went to the bar, carry ing his soda, and Peter followed.
I’m getting out in June,” Ben said. “So am I,” Peter replied. ” “Not yet,” Peter said. ” Ben asked, nodding at Stone and Dino. ” “Come with me,” Ben said. He got up and went to the bar, carry ing his soda, and Peter followed. They entered into an intense con versation. “Maybe this was a good idea,” Dino said. “I think it was,” Stone said. He told Dino about their afternoon and the meeting with Leo Goldman, Jr. “So the kid’s graduating from high school at sixteen? ” “Trouble is, I don’t know if he’s mature enough to handle college.
Herbie’s on the phone,” she said. ” Stone picked up the phone. ” Stone took the papers from Joan. ” He did so. “Okay, they’re pretty standard. ” “Adultery? ” “It doesn’t matter. New York is the last state with no-fault divorce; it has to be for cause, the usual choices being adultery, cru elty, or mental cruelty. ” Herbie asked. ” Stone thought about it. “Well, it wasn’t your billion dollars, was it? ” “It’s gotta be,” Herbie said. ” “All right, how about this? I’ll draw up a petition for divorce claiming that she’s the adulterer.