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By James Patterson

The vintage mystery that introduced the Alex move sequence, the number one detective sequence of the earlier twenty-five years!

A lacking little woman named Maggie Rose . . . a relatives of 3 brutally murdered within the tasks of Washington, D.C. . . . the thrill-killing of a pretty basic institution instructor . . . a psychopathic serial kidnapper/murderer who's so terrifying that the FBI, the key carrier, and the police can't outsmart him - even after he's been captured.

Gary Soneji desires to devote the crime of the century. Alex pass is the bright murder detective pitted opposed to him. Jezzie Flanagan is the 1st girl manager of the key provider who completes some of the most strange suspense triangles in any mystery you've ever learn.

Alex go and Jezzie Flanagan are approximately to have a forbidden love affair--at the worst attainable time for either one of them. simply because Gary Soneji is enjoying on the most sensible of his video game. the most recent of the unspeakable crimes occurs in Alex Cross's precinct. It occurs below the noses of Jezzie Flanagan's males. Now Alex pass needs to face the final word try out: How do you outmaneuver an excellent psychopath?

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No signs of murder, no signs of death. Just a sunny bedroom with plain farmhouse fur- 60 Tess Gerritsen niture. She stood there, taking it all in, not budging even when the phone rang in the living room. After a while the ringing stopped. She went into the bedroom and sat on the bed. It seemed like a bad dream now, what she’d seen here. She thought, If I just concentrate hard enough, I’ll wake up. I’ll find it was a nightmare. Then she stared down at the floor and saw, by the foot of the bed, a brown stain in the oak planks.

Now, that doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. Here’s this crime of passion, see? She uses her own knife. Pure impulse. ” “She must be brighter than you think,” Evelyn said, sniffing. ” asked Chase. “The suspect herself. ” “Of course she is. She’s fighting for her life,” said Evelyn. ” asked Chase. “She insisted on it. Not that it would’ve hurt her case if she flunked. ” asked Evelyn. “It doesn’t. ” Chase stared off toward the sea. He, too, was bothered. Not by the facts, but by his own instincts.

Then she stared down at the floor and saw, by the foot of the bed, a brown stain in the oak planks. At once she rose and left the room. She walked into the living room just as the phone rang again. Automatically she picked up the receiver. ” “Lizzie Borden took an ax and gave her mother forty whacks. ” Miranda dropped the receiver. In horror she backed away, staring at the dangling earpiece. The caller was laughing now. She could hear the giggles, cruel and childlike, emanating from the receiver.

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