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White Fire (Pendergast, Book 13) by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

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By Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

Previous and current collide in Preston and Child's such a lot exciting novel ever . . .

WHITE FIRE

Special Agent Pendergast arrives at an specific Colorado ski lodge to rescue his protégée, Corrie Swanson, from severe hassle with the legislations. His surprising visual appeal coincides with the 1st assault of a murderous arsonist who-with brutal precision-begins burning down multimillion-dollar mansions with the households locked inside of. After springing Corrie from penal complex, Pendergast learns she made a discovery whereas analyzing the bones of a number of miners who have been killed a hundred and fifty years prior by means of a rogue grizzly endure. Her discovering is so staggering that it, much more than the arsonist, threatens the resort's very existence.

Drawn deeper into the research, Pendergast uncovers a mysterious connection among the lifeless miners and a fabled, long-lost Sherlock Holmes story-one that may simply supply the main to the fashionable day killings as well.

Now, with the ski hotel snowed in and lower than savage attack-and Corrie's existence by surprise in grave danger-Pendergast needs to remedy the enigma of the earlier prior to the city of the current is going up in flames.

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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.

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