By Gordon A. Kessler
A tender girl investigator is going undercover aboard a small US military send to determine why its crewmembers are disappearing one after the other. no longer realizing whom she will be able to belief, Janelle “Spurs” Sperling encounters excessive seas, medicines, sexism, homophobia, love and homicide aboard a boat of horrors sooner than gaining knowledge of the genuine risk. She is thrown into continuous, life-threatening occasions as she uncovers startling clues whereas teaming up with either pal and foe to prevent an unthinkable terrorist plot to kill millions of Americans.
She quickly discovers that those donning the white hats aren’t consistently the nice men as thoughts of a worrying early life occasion comes again to slap her within the face and show that she is an unwitting pawn in a dangerous video game among the U.S. executive, ruthless terrorists and her personal family.
She has yet one selection. the single option to cease a disaster of large proportions goes to be…Suicide!
All fingers: stand by means of for heavy rolls—we’re coming approximately and heading into the storm!
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The open space felt wonderful. He squinted out at the lush green valley rising to snowcapped peaks all around them. I’m dreaming, he told himself. Any minute now I’ll be waking up. “Welcome to Switzerland,” the pilot said, yelling over the roar of the X-33’s misted-fuel HEDM engines winding down behind them. Langdon checked his watch. M. “You just crossed six time zones,” the pilot offered. M. ” Langdon reset his watch. ” He rubbed his stomach. ” The pilot nodded. “Altitude sickness. We were at sixty thousand feet.
Langdon swallowed hard and waited. He felt the plane start taxiing. Piped-in country music began playing quietly overhead. A phone on the wall beside him beeped twice. Langdon lifted the receiver. ” “Comfortable, Mr. ” “Just relax. ” Langdon asked, realizing he had no idea where he was headed. “Geneva,” the pilot replied, revving the engines. ” “Geneva,” Langdon repeated, feeling a little better. “Upstate New York. I’ve actually got family near Seneca Lake. ” The pilot laughed. “Not Geneva, New York, Mr.
The next day, newspapers around the globe carried the same headline. The killer became a believer. Now, fifteen days later, the killer’s faith had solidified beyond the shadow of a doubt. The brotherhood endures, he thought. Tonight they will surface to reveal their power. As he made his way through the streets, his black eyes gleamed with foreboding. One of the most covert and feared fraternities ever to walk the earth had called on him for service. They have chosen wisely, he thought. His reputation for secrecy was exceeded only by that of his deadliness.