Mirror Image by Sandra Brown
By Sandra Brown
2013 Retail ePub from OverDrive
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The crash of a Dallas-bound jet wasn't only a tragedy to television reporter Avery Daniels; it used to be an act of destiny that passed her a golden chance to additional her profession. unsuitable for a glamorous, egocentric girl named Carole Rutledge, the badly injured Avery might locate that cosmetic surgery had given her Carole's face, the recognized senatorial candidate Tate Rutledge for a husband, and a strong Texas dynasty for in-laws. And as she lay helpless within the sanatorium, she could make a shattering discovery: somebody as regards to Tate deliberate to assassinate him. Now, to save lots of Tate's existence, Avery needs to dwell one other woman's existence -- and chance her own...
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Eve Dallas is one tricky cop. it's going to take greater than a likely usual middle-aged girl to make her disintegrate. but if that woman is Trudy Lombard, all bets are off. simply seeing Trudy on the station plunges Eve again to the times while she was once a weak, 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 the entire strategy to big apple simply to see how Eve is doing. yet Eve’s fiercely protecting husband, Roarke, suspects otherwise—and a blackmail try through Trudy proves his suspicion right. Eve and Roarke simply wish the girl out in their lives. yet another individual wishes her useless. And whilst her homicide involves go, Eve and Roarke will keep on with a circuitous and unsafe route to discover who became the victimizer right into a victim.
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After clashing with clones and killers in final year's beginning in dying, big apple urban police lieutenant Eve Dallas ("Her eyes have been the colour of fine, 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 lady indicates up in Eve's workplace claiming to be her "mama. " It's Trudy Lombard, the tough 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 earlier 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. whilst Trudy is located murdered the following day, it's as much as Eve to seize the killer and end up that neither she nor Roarke used to be at the back of the bludgeoning. the entire motion occurs over Christmas, and Eve, being Eve, complains concerning the foolishness of the vacation, yet Roarke et al. proceed to slowly educate Eve the virtues of affection, relations and friendship. this can be quantity 22 in a chain that also manages to believe clean. (Jan. )
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In one reckless evening, Camille Jameson's existence used to be replaced ceaselessly: a tall, good-looking stranger, a night of romance -- and adequate regrets to final an entire life. years later, Camille is a profitable inside decorator with the chance to revive one in every of Mississippi's proudest plantations. She arrives excited and wanting to face her maximum specialist problem thus far -- till Zack Prescott saunters in the course of the mansion's entrance door and again into her existence. he's precisely as she recollects, with the exception of the realizing glance in his eyes that reminds her of what they as soon as shared. Now, compelled to stay in unbearably shut quarters, Camille and Zack will become aware of in the event that they have the braveness to stand the earlier -- and, maybe, construct a destiny jointly . . .
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From The Sisterhood, Michael Palmer's first big apple instances bestseller, to The sufferer, his 9th, reviewers have proclaimed him a grasp of clinical suspense. well-known world wide for unique, topical, nail-biting suspense, emergency health care provider Palmer'swork has been translated into greater than thirty-five languages. Now he reaches arguable and startling new heights in a terrifying story of state-of-the-art microbiology, unbridled greed, and homicide, the place both understanding too little or trusting an excessive amount of might be FATAL.
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Five years in the past, internist and emergency expert 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 overall healthiness and protection violations.
When his loved Ginny succumbed to an strange melanoma, his crusade grew to become much more bitterly own. Now Matt has pointed out extraordinary situations of what he has dubbed the Belinda Syndrome--caused, he's convinced, by means of the mine’s careless disposal of poisonous chemical compounds. All he wishes is proof.
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Sean said. “I get that. ” The kid snorted. ” That got the kid interested. Sean didn’t elaborate, but said, “We’ll work this out, okay? ” The kid’s face changed, from caution to dark sadness. “You can’t,” he said quietly, looking down. ” Sean mistook the downcast eyes as shame or consideration, he realized, when the kid bolted like a rabbit along the edge of the logging road. He fired his gun into a nearby tree, hoping the sound would make the kid stop. It didn’t. Sean went after him. Faster, he quickly caught up and was about to tackle him when the kid turned sharply right, off the road.
He moved his leg. It wasn’t broken. That was a big fat plus. But something was wrong with it. ” He tried to sound normal, but his voice was scratchy and weak. He could make out faint light from above, but his vision was cloudy. The entrance to the shaft was partly blocked by trees and shrubs, but there was enough light for him to see shadows. He judged that the shaft was about eight feet square and twenty-five feet deep, but his vision blurred again as he tried to focus on his immediate surroundings.
He asked instead. Lucy didn’t sound as though she noticed his hesitation. “After breakfast. ” Sean laughed. She leaned up and looked at him, her eyebrows raised. ” He grinned, then reached up and tickled her ribs. Her spontaneous laugh was genuine, such a rare sound that every time he heard it he remembered how much Lucy needed him to remind her of the good in life, and forget the evil from her past. ” she declared. Before Sean could tighten his abs in resistance, she tickled the sensitive sides of his stomach.