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Are You Afraid of the Dark? : A Novel by Sidney Sheldon

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By Sidney Sheldon

All all over the world, everyone is being suggested useless or missing.

In Berlin, a girl vanishes from town streets. In Paris, a guy plunges from the Eiffel Tower. In Denver, a small aircraft crashes into the mountains. In long island, a physique washes ashore alongside the East River. at the beginning those appear to be random incidents, however the police quickly notice that every one 4 of the sufferers are attached to Kingsley foreign staff (KIG), the most important imagine tank within the world.

Kelly Harris and Diane Stevens younger widows of 2 of the sufferers stumble upon one another in big apple, the place they've been requested to satisfy with Tanner Kingsley, the top of KIG. He assures them that he's utilizing all to be had assets to determine who's in the back of the mysterious deaths in their husbands. yet he should be too overdue. somebody is motive on murdering either girls, they usually endure a harrowing sequence of close to escapes. who's attempting to kill them and why?

Forced jointly for cover, suspicious of one another and everybody round them, and searching for solutions for themselves, the 2 widows embark on a terrifying video game of cat and mouse opposed to the unknown forces out to damage them.

Taut with suspense and brilliant characterization, jam-packed with stunning twists, and with an unnervingly reasonable premise which can modify all of our lives, the long-awaited Are You petrified of the Dark? is Sidney Sheldon on the most sensible of his game.

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And then the moment everyone had been waiting for. The Swedish model had walked off and the runway was deserted. " There was a crescendo of anticipation, then Kelly Harris appeared at the peak of it. She was wearing a white bikini, a bra that barely covered her firm, young breasts and a figure-hugging bottom. As she floated sensuously down the runway, the effect was mesmerizing. There was a wave of applause. Kelly gave a faint smile of acknowledgment, circled the runway, and disappeared. Backstage, two men were waiting for her.

They walked up the steps and entered the luxurious aircraft. The engines were running. The flight attendant walked in from the cockpit. " "Good morning," Richard said. Diane smiled. " They watched the flight attendant close the cabin door. Diane looked at Richard. " The roar of the jets started getting louder. The plane began to taxi. Diane looked out the window, and her face paled. " Richard looked at Diane in surprise. " She was panicking. " To stop! "I can't. " There was a moment of silence and Diane looked at Richard, her eyes wide.

Friday will be fine. By then we will have taken care of all the necessary details. " In three days, Richard and I will be parted forever. Or until I join him. * * * THURSDAY MORNING, DIANE was busily preparing the final details of the funeral, verifying the long list of invitees and the pallbearers, when the telephone call came. "Mrs. " "This is Ron Jones. " Diane was puzzled. " "Yes. " CHAPTER 6 Paris, France KELLY HARRIS WAS a roman candle that had exploded into the world of fashion. She was in her late twenties, an African-American with skin the color of melted honey and a face that was a photographer's dream.

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