By Harlan Coben
Valerie Simpson is a tender girl tennis megastar with a prior who's now at the verge of a comeback and desires Myron as her agent. Myron, who's additionally obtained the most well liked younger male tennis superstar, Duane Richwood, primed to take his first grand slam match, couldn't be happier. that's, until eventually Valerie is murdered in wide sunlight on the U.S. Open and Myron's no 1 patron turns into the #1 suspect.
Clearing Duane's identify will be effortless adequate. Duane used to be taking part in in a fit on the time of Valerie's loss of life. yet why is his telephone quantity in Valerie's black ebook while he claims merely to have identified her in passing? Why used to be she calling him from a cellphone sales space in the street? The police cease being concerned after they pin the homicide on a guy identified for having stalked Valerie and visible chatting with her moments prior to the homicide. yet Myron isn't chuffed. it sort of feels too fresh for him.
Myron pries a section and reveals himself prying open the earlier the place six years prior to, Valerie's fiancee, the son of a senator, was once brutally murdered through a juvenile antisocial and a straight-A scholar was once accordingly gunned down in the street in retaliation, his dying squandered in bureaucratic documents. and everybody from the Senator to the mob wish Myron to prevent digging.
The fact underneath actually not just risky, it's lethal. And Myron could be the subsequent victim.
In novels that crackle with wit and suspense, Edgar Award winner Harlan Coben has created some of the most interesting and intricate heroes in suspense fiction—Myron Bolitar—a hotheaded, tenderhearted activities agent who grows progressively more attractive and unpredictable with each one page-turning visual appeal.
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He laughed warily and reached for her. ” She backed away. “You’re supposed to be calling your friends at the FBI, remember? ” Then she jutted her chin forward defensively. ” McGregor snorted. “Russo’s unorthodox tactics usually involve fooling around with some female when he’s supposed to be working on a case. ” “At least he knows how to be romantic. ” McGregor winced. ” “Assistant Director,” she reminded him drily. McGregor seemed about to respond but ended up just shaking his head instead. Then he pulled out his cell phone, punched in a number and was soon lobbying the FBI to find the best attorney the Justice Department had to offer for Special Agent Justin Russo.
Fair enough. So how do you want to approach this? ” “Let’s start with the punch line. ” “A woman named Gia Masterson. ” Suzannah bit her lip. “In that case, I already have the big picture. From reading the newspapers. Not that I’ve kept up with it faithfully, but she was shot a couple of weeks ago, right? ” When Justin nodded, Suzannah rubbed her eyes, acutely aware of the ache forming behind them. The Angel of Mercy, as the papers had dubbed him, had been in the headlines for a couple of months.
She pulled a business card out of her purse and handed it to him. “That’s my office number. ” Then he trailed his companions into the courtroom. Suzannah hung back for a moment, enjoying the unfamiliar sensation of being a little weak in the knees over a guy. This is going to be the best vacation ever, she told herself with an embarrassed laugh. Then she remembered that this week wasn’t completely about fun. She had to prepare for an upcoming conference in Hawaii, where she was slated to make a presentation—a presentation that was quite possibly the last step in the rigorous timetable she had set for herself and her career.
Drop Shot (Myron Bolitar, Book 2) by Harlan Coben