By Kelley Armstrong
From the writer of the acclaimed ladies of the Otherworld sequence comes a thrilling new heroine whose so much mystery identification is either lucrative...and lethal.
Regulars at Nadia's nature hotel don't ask what she does within the low season. And that's an outstanding factor. If she instructed them, she'd need to kill them. She's a success girl for a Mafia relations. tricky and self-sufficient, Nadia doesn't owe an individual any factors. yet that doesn't suggest she constantly works on my own. certainly one of her contacts has recruited her searching for a ruthlessly effective serial killer slicing a swath of terror around the state. The murderer is way too expert to be an amateur--and the precision of the killings is bringing the Feds a lot too just about the hit guy group for comfort.
To positioned an finish to the murders, Nadia must flip herself from predator to prey as she employs each trick she is aware to discover the killer. earlier than the killer unearths her...
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The mount captain laughed heartily beneath his steel hel met, elbowing the sailor sitting next to him, then said in a deep voice, “You ain’t no newbie, sir. Don’t let Mr. Tremain fool you here, boys. ” “Maybe. ” The mount captain raised an open palm. “I know all about it. You submariners can’t talk about nothing. You’ve probably sunk more ships than Smitty here’s ever set eyes on, but you can’t tell us a lick about it. I know, I know, the silent service and all that hoo-hah! Well, don’t you worry none, Commander.
Blinking signal lamps ﬂashed from their superstructures as signalmen on the darkened bridges translated and relayed messages back and forth between ships. “The situation seems pretty cut-and-dry,” McCandles con tinued. “The Japanese are going to try to pull their troops off Vella LaVella tonight. I guess they’re ﬁnally going to give up that little scrap of an island. They’re all set to abandon it, but you know what that means, don’t you, Jack? It means they’ll leave Vella LaVella tonight and tomorrow we’ll ﬁnd them burrowed in on the next island up the Slot.
All obstruc tions had been long since cleared away, all potential obstacles to damage control parties stowed away, all watertight and ﬂood control doors fastened shut. Her three-hundred-odd sailors—some bedecked in bulky salt-stained life vests, some in cumbersome steel gray helmets, some shirtless—assembled SINK THE SHIGURE 31 at their various battle stations inside and out of the destroyer’s 376-foot hull, waiting anxiously for the inevitable encounter with the as yet unseen enemy. Like her two cohorts, the Chevalier was made for war, with nearly every piece of equipment above her waterline devoted to that end.