The Fixer by Joseph Finder
By Joseph Finder
New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Finder can provide his subsequent breakneck stand-alone mystery concerning the secrets and techniques households can preserve, and the chance in their discovery
while former investigative reporter Rick Hoffman loses his task, fiancée, and condo, his in simple terms alternative is to maneuver again into — and renovate — the house of his depressing formative years, now empty and in decay because the stroke that positioned his father in a nursing home.
As Rick starts off to drag aside the previous apartment, he makes an electrifying discovery — thousands of bucks hidden within the partitions. It’s adequate cash to totally rework Rick’s lifestyles — and every little thing he idea he knew approximately his father. but the extra of his father’s hidden previous that Rick brings to gentle, the extra risky his current turns into. quickly, he reveals himself at the run from lethal enemies eager to preserve the previous buried, and merely fixing the secret of his father — a guy who has been not able to speak, understand, or deal with himself for nearly twenty years — will store Rick... if he can continue to exist lengthy adequate to do it.
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A few extended samples from Levene and Williamson's inter- change illustrate not only their metalinguistic patterns, but those of the other characters as well throughout Glengarry Glen Ross. Williamson: Levene: Levene: Williamson: Levene: Williamson: Levene: [Y]ou didn't close... I, if you'd listen to me. Please. I closed the cocksucker.... That's all I want to say. (16) [T]hen what is this "you say" shit, what is that? ] What is that... All that I'm saying... What is this "you say"?... [T]alk, talk to Murray.
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