Murder

Absolute Risk by Steven Gore

By Steven Gore

A terrorist bombing in Asia . . . A useless FBI agent in Marseilles . . . financial institution money owed associated with a genius finance professor in Boston . . .

Can investigator Graham Gage make the relationship sooner than his international collapses?

Days after failing to reach for a mystery assembly with the Federal Reserve chairman, FBI agent Michael Hennessy's physique is located on the base of a cliff. yet used to be it suicide or homicide? a choice from the chairman sends Gage attempting to find the reality.

As a desperately in poor health U.S. president prepares handy over strength to his vice president—a guy within the thrall of non secular extremists—Gage follows a path of deceit and terror to a conspiracy that threatens to plummet the area into chaos.

But for Gage, there's much more at stake. His spouse is trapped among an rebellion in important China and the ruthless chinese language executive. And until Gage exposes the best treachery of our age ahead of the clock counts down, religion will die.

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Then I go back through the curtains, and when they look at me, they know. By the way I hold the Kalashnikov or by the way I stand or by the way I look at them. Something tells them I am there to finish it. But I’ve never killed anyone before. I’ve dreamed of it. I lied about it to be part of this operation, but I have never done it before. I level the rifle. The first one gets down on the floor between the seats and curls into a ball. I point the barrel at his head and fire. The recoil jams my shoulder back.

A homicide detective once told me how to look for people on the run. “Focus on three things,” he said. ” With that in mind, I accessed records of Rachel’s real estate purchases, pre-Harvey, the names and addresses of her parents and siblings, and other facts and tidbits that might or might not be helpful. I thought about Rachel’s vacant unit and one of the few clues she had left behind: the cat litter box. I got out the phone book and called every vet in Quincy. Of the ones that answered, none had Rachel’s cat as a patient.

Kimberly had been slowly drifting toward the door. She wanted to get back to her party. ” I held up the key Rachel had given me. “I would like to get inside to look around. ” “You’re mom’s the land—” “You can’t talk to her. ” It wasn’t up for discussion. “I won’t tell her anything. I just need—” “No, she’s working, and she doesn’t know any more than I do. But there’s—” She crossed her arms, rolled her head back, and went all teenager cagey. ” She went inside, reached up next to the door, and came out with a set of keys on a ring.

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