The Murder Game (Griffin Powell, Book 8) by Beverly Barton

By Beverly Barton

The sport is easy - he's the Hunter. they're the Prey. He provides them an opportunity to flee. To run. to conceal. To outsmart him. yet ultimately, he catches them. And that's whilst the sport will get fairly terrifying...Private investigator Griffin Powell and FBI agent Nicole Baxter be aware of much approximately serial killers - they took one down jointly. yet this new killer is as sadistic as they've ever visible. He likes his little video games, and he specifically likes forcing Nic and Griff to play alongside. each unsolvable clue, each posed sufferer, each taunting mobile name - it's all a part of his twisted, intricate plan. after which the Hunter calls, eager to recognize if they're rather able to play...There's a brand new video game now, and it's even more lethal than the 1st. A brutal psychopath wishes a helpful adversary. He won't cease till he can hunt the main worthwhile prey of all - Nicole. And together with his accomplice in a killer's attractions, Griff is enjoying for the most important stakes of his lifestyles.

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Oh. ” McGregor grimaced, then joined her on the sofa, taking her hands in his own. ” “After fourteen months? ” He chuckled. “Okay. Move in with me, please. ” She licked her lips, disappointed. ” “For now. ” She pulled her hands free. ” She eyed him grimly. “All year long I thought you were waiting until the new office was set up. Then I thought you were waiting to see if Ray would come back to SPIN, which obviously isn’t going to happen. Now what? Are you some kind of freakish confirmed bachelor in disguise?

The brunette slunk backward until she was flush against the counsel table. ” “This is your lucky day. Thanks to Ms. ” Suzannah shook her head frantically. “I never consented to that. My custody? I don’t even know what that means. I mean, I know what it means generally, but in this context—” “It means you’re vouching for him,” the judge explained. “And I don’t need your consent. This is still my courtroom, is it not? Which means I’m in charge. And from now on you’re going to listen, not talk, while I walk you through this, step by baby step.

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.

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