By Jack Higgins

Following the good fortune of the repackaged and retitled Higgins vintage The Bormann testomony, we proceed the motion with certain Agent Paul Chavasse. Now his research into the homicide of a gangland boss uncovers a dangerous conspiracy that reaches in the course of the global and results in the doorways of a few very ruthless and robust men-and they aren't approximately to enable Chavasse intrude with their plans.

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Vince dug a pack of Doublemint gum out of his pocket, unwrapped two sticks, and began to chew the taste of vomit out of his mouth. He felt a little weak, a little dizzy. He had no time for either. To clear his head he thought about his bride of five months burrowing under the covers of their bed as he had dressed to leave for this crime scene. A warm sense of calm washed over him and he smiled a little at what a lucky son of a bitch he really was. ” Mendez had come out the kitchen door. He took a deep breath of the cool morning air, clearing his head of the stench of violent death.

Even a year after her abduction and attempted murder, the first and strongest feeling that assaulted her when she thought of what had happened was fear. Raw, primal fear. Then anger—rage, in fact. Then a profound sense of loss. Her therapist told her to let the emotion come like a wave and wash over her, not to fight against it. The sooner she accepted the feelings, the sooner she could let go of them. Easier said than done. The fear of drowning in that wave was strong; the sense of losing control, overwhelming; the swell of anger for what she had lost, crushing.

The serial killer next door. “It seemed personal,” Vince said. So had Peter Crane’s first murder ... until he committed another, and another. “I’m on my way to the hospital to see about the little girl,” he said. ” To check on her. The victim wasn’t the only one to suffer the aftereffects of crime. What had happened to her had left its mark on Vince, as well. He had shown up at her house within an hour of her abduction. If only he had gotten there earlier. If only he had figured out the puzzle sooner.

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