By Stephen Leather
Dan 'Spider' Shepherd sequence, e-book 5
Undercover cop Dan "Spider" Shepherd is familiar with there aren't any effortless recommendations within the conflict opposed to terrorism. while a killer begins to focus on pardoned IRA terrorists, Shepherd must placed his existence at the line to guard his former enemies. While he is undercover in Belfast, a grief-stricken Saudi whose sons died less than torture within the identify of the struggle on Terror is making plans to avenge their deaths via notable out at humans just about Shepherd. because the murderer closes in on his prey, Shepherd realizes that the one approach to keep lives is to turn into a killer himself.
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He found only hanging clothes, shoes, boxes on a high shelf. He still believed the silvery ringing had been real. He slid the door shut and looked past his reflection at the room behind him, which seemed to be filled by the deathbed, by the evil of it, the mattress like the altar of an abattoir religion. Celine had been sitting on the edge of the bed, one leg bent and her foot on the mattress, painting her toenails. Listening to music through the earphones of her iPod, she could not have heard the struggle in her grandmother’s room.
No one had been murdered in them. The stairs did not creak. At the landing, he paused to gather his resolve. The worst would be on the second floor. The mother and father had died quickly. But upstairs, the grandmother and the sister had struggled and suffered. Their cries would come to him. On the landing wall, a print of John Singer Sargent’s Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose was spectacular even in the cold LED beam. Two lovely little girls in white dresses were lighting Chinese lanterns under a bower of lilies, in a twilight English garden.
He didn’t want to think what he was thinking, but the thought was a sentinel voice that would not be silenced. His wife and his children were in grave danger from someone, something. His family and two others before it were at risk, and he did not know if he could save any of them. 5 USING TWO SPOONS, MARION DUNNAWAY SCOOPED DOUGH from the steel mixing bowl, deftly shaped it into a ball, and deposited it on the baking sheet, where eight others were arranged in rows. ” She kept a tidy kitchen. Yellow-and-white curtains framed a view of the storm and seemed to bring order even to the chaotic weather.
Dead Men by Stephen Leather