Poison Town (The Crittendon Files, Book 2) by Creston Mapes
By Creston Mapes
There’s multiple form of Poison during this city
People are ill and loss of life. Rumors are swirling. a few declare chemical substances leaking from a producing plant are inflicting the melanoma that’s crippling humans at the terrible facet of Trenton urban, Ohio. but not anything on the plant seems amiss. the matter continues to be a secret until eventually reporter Jack Crittendon’s long-time mechanic falls unwell and he investigates. quickly Jack turns into engulfed in a smokescreen of lies, setups, greed, and scandal. The deeper he digs, the extra poisonous the corruption he uncovers. As he faces off with the big-time gamers behind the curtain and attempts to overcome the clock prior to extra humans die, he realizes the chillingly unthinkable—he is familiar with an excessive amount of.
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Love, my girl, is a wasted emotion. Smart people don’t need love. They don’t give it and they don’t expect to receive it. Not from anyone. ” Callie stared at Mr. Lonigan. He looked directly at her, but she knew he was looking through her. It was so obvious that his mind had drifted away to another time and another place. From the expression on his handsome face, she surmised that his memories were painful. “Mr. ” He chuckled. ” When she opened her mouth to tell him her name, he shushed her. “No, no, don’t tell me.
What was she doing? Had she lost her mind? She’d never been the type to pick up men in pubs. Not until now, a pesky inner voice chided. He returned from the bar, their drinks in hand, set hers before her and slid into the booth. ” he asked. ” “Girlfriend, huh? ” he asked. ” “I don’t have a friend like that,” he said, his eyes piercing her with their intense stare. “Would you like to be my friend? ” A hint of tears glistened in his eyes. Unshed tears. Agonized tears. She saw the pain and understood— this man was hurting in the worst way.
Callie couldn’t suppress the giggle that escaped from her throat. “You won’t get an argument from me. You, Mr. ” Within ten minutes Callie, aided by a pub employee, eased Burke Lonigan into a black cab, then slid in beside him. While she rummaged in her purse for money to tip the young man who had helped her, Burke handed the man an overly generous twenty quid. ” the driver asked. When Burke gave the driver his address, Callie gasped. His home was in Belgravia? Only the extremely wealthy lived here.