By Gillian Roberts
Amanda's buddy Sasha's stepmother has simply dedicated suicide—although, in keeping with Sasha, Phoebe Ennis may by no means have killed herself, particularly now not whereas having a drink and donning a purple silk shirt and crimson sandals with four-inch heels. Amanda isn't persuaded, yet reluctantly is of the same opinion to aid examine the woman's dying, although the proof for foul play is narrow. actual, the middle-aged compulsive collector of knickknacks wasn't universally enjoyed. Phoebe's personal son hated her, and she or he bored her acquaintances to loss of life with tricks of her "royal" lineage. And with 4 marriages in the back of her, she was once already getting ready to announce her renewed availability on the internet. but if one other girl is located lifeless in Phoebe's apartment, it turns into transparent that anything is certainly murderously amiss, and lots more and plenty towards domestic than Amanda or somebody else may have imagined.
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The JTTF had a huge file on Kahane and his associates. Even in the 1990s, his rabid anti-Arab views and terrorist tactics had made him a pariah among Jews and Arabs alike. Israel had outlawed his ultra–right-wing Kach party, and New York’s Jewish establishment shunned him. At a lunch we’d had together a few weeks before at Schmulky Bernstein’s deli on the Lower East Side, Kahane had told me that the Arabs could never assimilate as citizens of Israel. “It’s not meant to be a melting pot, like America,” he explained.
By then, the plane had crossed over the Pentagon and begun a 360-degree turn that would bring it nearly to ground level. NORAD rerouted the F16 fighters west to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, but they were too far away to intercept, and two minutes later, at 9:38, AA Flight 77 slammed into the west side of the Pentagon, obliterating itself and killing everyone on board. Meantime, United officials were frantically attempting to communicate with UAL 93. The San Francisco–bound flight had been traveling over western Pennsylvania when, just before 9:30, air-traffic controllers had heard 9622--The CELL 7/8/02 3:23 PM Page 19 M I L L E R , S T O N E & M I T C H E L L – ❙ –1 9 someone in the cockpit say, “Hey, get out of here,” then someone else with a thick Middle Eastern accent addressing the passengers: “This is your captain.
Because the older agents all lived out in the suburbs, they couldn’t get into town. At joints like Omelias or the Hudson Bay Inn, the young agents drank Budweiser and traded war stories into the night. As a young reporter I drank with them, and in fact was one of very few reporters who were allowed into their world. I got to know guys from the Bank Squad and the Foreign Counterintelligence Squad besides the crew from the JTTF. And sometimes, late at night, a bomb would go off, and we’d all roll out together.
All's Well That Ends (Amanda Pepper, Book 14) by Gillian Roberts