By Iris Johansen
Whilst 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 via a cruel killer. The countdown starts the instant you open this riveting novel that merely grows extra electrifying because the pages flip, extra interesting as time runs out. . . .
“Don’t kill her. She’s no solid to us dead.” those phrases hang-out Jane MacGuire after a stunning 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 wish so badly they’ll kill a person of their method? That’s what Jane is decided to determine, with no assistance from 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 move at the run with the one guy who should 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 eager to preserve Jane secure and out of the palms of a killer passionate about a two-thousand-year-old secret that can rock the modern day international.
Orphaned at an early age, Jane grew up the tough approach, yet she was once given a brand new lifestyles, a loving relations, and an opportunity to pursue her curiosity in a single of the best archaeological unearths ever unearthed. Now anyone used to be attempting to wreck that new existence prior to it will possibly even start. The prior is returning with the type of vengeance that is familiar with no mercy. The countdown has already started, and it’s forthcoming 0 speedier than somebody thinks.
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Right. ” She winced when he said, “’Bye” and hung up without giving her a chance to say anything further. She was actually tempted to call him back and make him promise to contact her at least daily. Then a video popped up on her monitor, distracting her completely. It was a recent film of Suzannah Ryder handling—or rather, attempting to politely terminate—a news conference on her recent appellate court success. Even with the graininess of the footage, the attorney’s smile was amazing, just as Justin had described—confident yet vulnerable.