By Carla Neggers
On what's speculated to be a quiet lengthy weekend in New Hampshire, Deputy U.S. Marshal Mackenzie Stewart is viciously attacked on the lakefront cottage of her good friend, federal pass judgement on Bernadette Peacham. Mackenzie fends off her attacker, yet he manages to flee. every thing indicates he's a deranged drifter--until FBI precise agent Andrew Rook arrives.
With Rook, Mackenzie broke her personal rule to not become involved with someone in legislations enforcement, yet she understands he isn't up from Washington, D.C., to set issues instantly among them. He's on a case.
As the search for the mysterious attacker maintains, the case takes an unforeseen flip while Mackenzie follows Rook again to Washington and unearths that Bernadette's former mentor, a once-powerful, now-disgraced pass judgement on who has been delivering Rook with info, has long gone lacking. Mackenzie and Rook discover the stakes are larger than both had imagined, and a grasp legal with not anything left to lose is ready to gamble everything.
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That's your middle name. " "And Henry," Wallace said, "if anyone asks about the quote the killer used, you have your 'no comments' at the ready. Am I correct in assuming you're not hiding anything? " "I swear I have no idea," I said honestly. " "Then let's keep it that way. " "That might work better than a 'no comment,'" Jack said. "Now get a move on," Wallace continued. "I have no doubt there'll be some fireworks at this conference. " 6 Paulina Cole sat at her desk, holding a warm cup in her hands.
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