By James Patterson

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Wedding bells ring

Detective Alex move and Bree's marriage ceremony plans are wear carry whilst Alex is termed to the scene of the superbly finished assassination of 2 of Washington D.C.'s such a lot corrupt: a filthy congressmen and an underhanded lobbyist. subsequent, the elusive gunman starts picking out off different crooked politicians, sparking a blaze of theories--is the marksman a hero or a vigilante?

A assassin returns

The case explodes, and the FBI assigns agent Max Siegel to the research. As Alex and Siegel conflict over jurisdiction, the murders proceed. It turns into transparent that they're the paintings of a pro who has certain wisdom of his victims' movements--information that just a Washington insider may well possess.

Caught in a deadly pass hearth

As Alex contends with the sniper, Siegel, and the marriage, he gets a choice from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in D.C. and won't relent till he has eradicated pass and his relations for strong. With a supercharged combination of motion, deception, and suspense, Cross Fire is James Patterson's so much visceral and intriguing Alex move novel ever.

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Don’t be alarmed,” I said, trying to keep her calm. I wanted her to get the full experience here, in the hopes that she might be satisfied with this one trip, but if she gave in to panic, it could end really badly. I gazed around the empty space surrounding us. “They’re just making their presence known. ” “They have it,” she rasped, swallowing hard. Okay, she’s spooked. Back to business. ” I asked. Jordin’s jittery eyes were following her own flashlight’s beam into empty rooms on either side of us, up on the ceiling above and down the hallway ahead.

I glanced at Jordin. She seemed smaller than before, as if she’d physically shrunken. She seemed to sense my staring and turned to look out her side window. ” she asked in a tiny voice that was trying desperately hard to be nonchalant, and she pointed into the distance beyond the big building. “Um, well,” I had to collect my thoughts for a moment, preoccupied as I was with the cloud this place cast over both of us. “Waverly Hills was originally comprised of half a dozen buildings or so. There were wards and dormitories for men, women, children, and so on.

I can do this for you, Maia,” said Jordin. “I can help you finally find the answer to the question.  . kind,” I replied, eying her sidelong. ” “Because you’re serious about your studies here, your career. You want to be taken seriously. ’ I get it. But nobody forced you to go along with your parents on all those investigations. And I think that despite this new life you’re pursuing, some part of you still wants to know the answer. Find that proof that the paranormal’s real. What if I could help you do that?

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