By Greg Iles
Will Jennings, his spouse and little lady are a cheerful American kin, dwelling in Mississippi. Hickey is a conman and kidnapper. He ambitions his sufferers very rigorously and takes nice pains to ensure nobody is ever damage. He has but to kill. All his sufferers have get a hold of the money and the professionals have by no means been concerned. His excellent checklist is right down to issues: One, he continuously remains with the oldsters or individual with the money. , he by no means asks for greater than they could have the funds for. but if he attempts to tear Will's relatives aside, he will get much more than he bargained for...All in a single fateful day.
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S advice and packed her computer, Dimensions in Mathematics, some personal effects, and a change of clothes into her shoulder bag and set it on the floor next to the bed. Then she went down to the bar and ordered fish for dinner and a bottle of Carib. The only event of interest was when Dr. s movements. He did not seem particularly anxious. He wore a cross on a gold chain around his neck and looked vigorous, even attractive. s fruitless wandering in St. s. She took a short walk after dinner, but the wind was blowing hard and the temperature had dropped sharply.
Certainly not anyone she recognized, or who might reasonably be expected to recognize her. Salander set down her shopping bag in the slush to dig out her keys. She took the elevator to the top floor and unlocked the door with the nameplate V. KULLA. One of the first things Salander had done after she came into a very large sum of money and thereby became financially independent for the rest of her life (or for as long as three billion kronor could be expected to last) was to look around for an apartment.
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24 Hours by Greg Iles