By Anne Stuart
The task was once alleged to be useless easy—hand-deliver a few felony papers to billionaire philanthropist Harry Van Dorn's extravagant yacht, get his signature and be performed. yet long island attorney Genevieve Spenser quickly realizes she's within the unsuitable position on the unsuitable time, and that the publicly benevolent playboy has a unwell, vicious facet. As he attempts to make her his plaything for the night, desirous to use and abuse her until eventually he discards her with the remainder of his sufferers, Genevieve needs to continue her wits if she intends to outlive the evening. yet there's another individual at the send who is aware the genuine depths of Van Dorn's evil. Peter Jensen is way greater than the unassuming own assistant he pretends to be—he's a mystery operative who will cease at not anything to make sure Harry's lethal Rule of 7 terror crusade dies with him. yet Genevieve's presence has thrown a wrench into his plans, and now he needs to make a decision no matter if to danger his venture to maintain her alive, or enable her to develop into collateral damage....
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D e ad l y E r r o r s | 25 “Here,” he said, handing it to his partner. At 57 Bill still looked like a Marine drill sergeant. Lanky, not an ounce of extra fat. From running every day, Tyler thought. Compulsive about it. Also clad in green scrubs, Bill held up a rectangular oak box the size of a small jewelry case. Loupes. Magnifying eyeglasses worn by most neurosurgeons. ” His partner spun the combination lock to his locker. A triangle of sweat darkened the midline of Bill’s scrub shirt by at least two shades.
Aggravate the vocal cords into spasm and the resulting lack of oxygen will cause Larry’s brain to crush the brain stem. He lifted Larry’s chin, tilting the entire head back toward him and opened the mouth. Laryngoscope in left hand, he slipped the silver blade into the mouth and over the tongue, inserting almost all the curved part before pulling straight up. The pale pink larynx popped into view, both vocal cords glistening in the light. Holding the scope steady, never losing sight of the cords, he held out his right hand.
Well then—” “I’ll do it,” Tyler interrupted. ” Soon as the words flew from his mouth a feeling of panic shouldered aside his confident reply. Unlike the well-lit operating room where a few anesthesiologists allowed him to practice this skill, this area had poor lighting and he was wedged awkwardly between the scanner and the wall. ” The CT tech pulled the white sheet over Larry’s exposed genitals. Pale yellow urine flowed down the plastic tube toward the collection bag. The nurse gently pushed Tyler aside as she wheeled a stretcher next to the scanner.
Cold As Ice by Anne Stuart