By Tess Gerritsen
Dr. Maura Isles makes her residing facing dying. As a pathologist in a massive metropolitan urban, she has noticeable greater than her percentage of corpses each day–many of them sufferers of violent homicide. yet by no means sooner than has her blood run chilly, and not has the bleak expression “dead ringer” rung so terrifyingly actual. simply because by no means ahead of has the useless physique at the clinical examiner’s desk been her own.
Yet there might be no denying the mind-reeling proof ahead of her surprised eyes and people of her colleagues, together with Detective Jane Rizzoli: the lady came across shot to loss of life open air Maura’s house is the reflect picture of Maura, all the way down to the main intimate actual nuances. much more chilling is the invention that they percentage an identical delivery date and blood kind. For the shocked Maura, an purely baby, there could be only one rationalization. And whilst a DNA try out confirms that Maura’s mysterious doppelgänger is in truth her dual sister, an already strange homicide research turns into a demanding and unsafe day trip right into a earlier choked with darkish secrets.
Searching for solutions, Maura is attracted to a seashore city in Maine the place different frightening surprises look ahead to. yet maybe extra scary, an unknown assassin is at huge on a cross-country killing spree. to prevent the bloodbath and discover the twisted fact approximately her personal roots, Maura needs to probe her first residing topic: the mummy that she by no means knew . . . an icy and crafty lady who may be chargeable for giving Maura life–and who simply can have a plan to take it away.
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Sunlight flickered through the windowpane in the study as dawn cut through the last of the night. Frank Malone stood by the window and stared out into the distance. Dressed now, completely aware, he was no longer the drugged man desperate to understand. Max paced in the room, tension evident in the taut lines of his body. At Frank’s words, Max stilled. ” Frank spun toward him. “I’m not going to bow to pressure, boy. I’m not going to—” “He’s your son,” Sam said, stunned. ” Didn’t the guy get it?
Fear flickered in her gaze. Smart—because she was right to fear him. His grin grew. ” He crushed his mouth to hers and eased his grip, just enough to let her wheeze in some air. A whimper hung between them. He took his time with her mouth. Enjoyed it, but this wasn’t the right place. Not for what he had in mind. And there was more work to do. His head lifted slowly. ” Because the plan he had—oh, it was going to be good. So damn good. The media had his story now. The Feds were watching. He’d give them something special to watch.
All the victims matter to me. That’s why I’m in this business. ” Protective detail. Right. He could always just have them both thrown out—he could throw them out. But if someone was watching, that person would see what was happening, and Max didn’t want to risk that exposure. “Just play it cool,” Dante advised him. “Listen to Sam. ” What? He was supposed to trust her? When she’d already lied to him? “Report when they make contact,” Dante told Sam. ” Max’s mouth opened to protest. ” Dante rushed to assure him.