By Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
A long-buried kin mystery has get back to hang-out distinctive Agent Aloysius Pendergast.
It starts with homicide. certainly one of Pendergast's such a lot implacable, so much feared enemies is located on his doorstep, lifeless. Pendergast has no concept who's liable for the killing, or why the physique was once delivered to his domestic. The secret has the entire hallmarks of the correct crime, store for an enigmatic clue: a bit of turquoise lodged within the abdominal of the deceased.
The gem leads Pendergast to an deserted mine at the shore of California's Salton Sea, which in flip propels him on a trip of discovery deep into his personal family's sinister previous. yet Pendergast learns there's extra at paintings than a ghastly episode of family members heritage: he's being stalked through a sophisticated killer bent on vengeance over an old transgression. And he quickly turns into stuck in a wickedly smart plot, which leaves him bothered in brain and physique, and propels him towards a reckoning past something he may ever have imagined....
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On a sour November night, younger Mary Yellan trips around the rainswept moors to Jamaica hotel in honor of her mother's demise request. while she arrives, the caution of the coachman starts to echo in her reminiscence, for her aunt endurance cowers earlier than hulking Uncle Joss Merlyn. scared of the inn's brooding energy, Mary progressively unearths herself ensnared in the dead of night schemes being enacted in the back of its crumbling walls—and tempted to like a guy she dares no longer belief.
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Antiques and girls virtually received me killed while the bullets began flying . . .
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