By Robert Ludlum
"A very humorous book... no personality is minor: they're all hilarious." --Houston Chronicle.
In the line To Gandolfo, Robert Ludlum brought us to the outrageous normal MacKenzie Hawkins and his legal wizard, Sam Devereaux, whose plot to kidnap the Pope spun wildly uncontrolled into sheer hilarity. Now Ludlum's wayward heroes go back with a diabolical scheme to correct a really previous improper -- and wreak vengeance at the (expletive deleted) who drummed the hawk out of the army. Their outraged opposition can be at the least the White House. Byzantine Treachery. learning a long-buried 1878 treaty with an imprecise Indian tribe, the hawk -- a.k.a. leader Thunder Head -- hatches an excellent plot that will finally convey him and his reluctant lawyer Sam prior to the ideal court docket. Their objective: to reclaim a decision piece of yank genuine property -- the country of Nebraska. Which simply occurred to the headquarters of the U.S. Strategic Air Command! Will they be successful opposed to the powers that be? Will the Wopotami tribe ever have their day in the Supreme courtroom? From the Oval workplace to the Pentagon, all the president's males are equipped, until eventually it rests with CIA Director Vincent "Vinnie the Bam-Bam" Mangecavallo to chop Sam and Hawk off on the cross. And just one factor is certain: Robert Ludlum will preserve us in nonstop suspense and side-splitting laughter-through the very last web page.
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3 A f t e r t h e g u t- s hot of panic, it was hard to face the kitchen, the people, the pretense of being normal. But not only was she essentially broke, she’d given her word. Six o’clock sharp. Her only other choice was to go back, retreat, and all the months she’d been inching forward would be wiped away. One phone call, she knew, and she’d be rescued. And she’d be done. She took it a step at a time. Getting dressed was a victory, leaving the room another. Stepping outside and aiming her feet toward the diner was a small personal triumph.
Someone had paid for Emmylou angels fall 21 Harris on the jukebox, and Brody let the music hum in the back of his mind. He wondered about the brunette and that look in her eye. Richard Adams had coined the word tharn in Watership Down. Good word, he thought, and one that suited the new cook with her sudden, frozen stillness. From what he knew of Joanie Parks, the brunette wouldn’t have a job if she wasn’t competent. He suspected Joanie had a soft heart under the shell, but that shell was thick and prickly, and didn’t suffer fools.
She took it a step at a time. Getting dressed was a victory, leaving the room another. Stepping outside and aiming her feet toward the diner was a small personal triumph. The air was cold—winter still had a few bites left—so her breath puffed out visibly in the shimmer of predawn. The mountains were dark and sturdy silhouettes against the sky now that the night’s fat moon had sunk below the peaks. And she could see a long, low blanket of fog spread out at their feet. Fingers of mist rose from the lake and whisked around the leafless trees, thin as fairy wings.