False Dawn by Paul Levine
By Paul Levine
Bestselling felony mystery from Edgar Nominee Paul Levine
The buyer admits he killed a man...
His legal professional doesn't think him...
The fact is buried underneath a conspiracy of robbery and murder.
Linebacker-turned-lawyer Jake Lassiter heads to Havana and untangles a perilous plot regarding the CIA, Fidel Castro, and the Russian government.
"Realistic, gritty, fun."-- ny instances ebook Review
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Eve Dallas is one tricky cop. it's going to take greater than a doubtless usual middle-aged girl to make her crumble. but if that woman is Trudy Lombard, all bets are off. simply seeing Trudy on the station plunges Eve again to the times whilst she used to be a susceptible, traumatized younger girl—and trapped in foster care with the twisted lady who now sits smiling in entrance of her.
Trudy claims she got here all of the approach to ny simply to see how Eve is doing. yet Eve’s fiercely protecting husband, Roarke, suspects otherwise—and a blackmail test by way of Trudy proves his suspicion right. Eve and Roarke simply wish the lady out in their lives. yet another person desires her useless. And whilst her homicide involves move, Eve and Roarke will persist with a circuitous and hazardous route to discover who grew to become the victimizer right into a victim.
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After clashing with clones and killers in final year's beginning in loss of life, long island urban police lieutenant Eve Dallas ("Her eyes have been the colour of excellent, elderly whiskey and have been lengthy just like the remainder of her. and prefer the remainder of her, they have been all cop") settles again right into a extra traditional secret. In December 2059, a mysterious girl exhibits up in Eve's workplace claiming to be her "mama. " It's Trudy Lombard, the harsh foster mother who took nine-year-old Eve in after Eve killed her abusive father. Trudy made Eve take chilly baths and locked her in closets, between different torments, and now Trudy desires Eve to pay $2 million to maintain her previous a mystery. Readers of the sequence will know the way Roarke, Eve's wealthy, lethal husband, handles the location; he tosses Trudy out on her ear. while Trudy is located murdered tomorrow, it's as much as Eve to capture the killer and turn out that neither she nor Roarke was once at the back of the bludgeoning. the entire motion happens over Christmas, and Eve, being Eve, complains in regards to the foolishness of the vacation, yet Roarke et al. proceed to slowly educate Eve the virtues of affection, relatives and friendship. this is often quantity 22 in a chain that also manages to consider clean. (Jan. )
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In one reckless evening, Camille Jameson's existence used to be replaced perpetually: a tall, good-looking stranger, a night of romance -- and sufficient regrets to final an entire life. years later, Camille is a profitable inside decorator with the chance to revive one in all Mississippi's proudest plantations. She arrives excited and wanting to face her maximum expert problem to this point -- until eventually Zack Prescott saunters throughout the mansion's entrance door and again into her existence. he's precisely as she recalls, aside from the understanding glance in his eyes that reminds her of what they as soon as shared. Now, compelled to reside in unbearably shut quarters, Camille and Zack will detect in the event that they have the braveness to stand the previous -- and, maybe, construct a destiny jointly . . .
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Five years in the past, internist and emergency professional Matt Rutledge back to his West Virginia domestic to marry his high-school sweetheart and open a tradition. He additionally had a ranking to settle. His father died whereas operating for the Belinda Coal and Coke corporation, and Matt swore to reveal the mine’s healthiness and defense violations.
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C. for a concert. " Linnet heard herself giggling and swallowed the sound. Am I getting drunk? She decided she should have consumed more dinner or less wine. "Tell that to Robin. She thought I spoiled Dee anyway, but that's what aunts are for, right? " "She didn't like the idea very much, but it was either that or keep up the daily screaming matches with a rebellious teenager. Deanna behaved for me—usually. " "Mom agreed with that. " "He'd died the year before. " She picked up the bottle and found it empty.
The blue-haired girl had vanished. Chapter 6 «^» Aware that she had little hope of finding one person who'd faded into the crowd in the terminal, Linnet hurried back to the car-rental counter. She debated whether to tell Max about the futile chase. She decided not to mention the incident, at least for now. After all, she wasn't sure of the girl's identity. The panicked flight didn't mean much. Who wouldn't run if a strange woman started chasing her? Linnet irritably squelched a voice in the back of her mind that hinted she was withholding information from Max only because his own secretiveness annoyed her.
She had to suck air into her lungs before she could speak. " "I won't," came the muffled reply. " She obeyed. When she turned toward the bed again, Max flung off the sheet and sat up. Linnet didn't look away quickly enough. She wasn't sure whether to be disappointed or relieved when she saw the navy blue running shorts he'd slept in. They revealed more than enough—lean hips, muscular legs that went on forever, and a discreet bulge under the cloth. Her nipples tingled. Painfully aware of her reaction, she blushed hotly and fled from the room.