By Stuart Woods
Stone Barrington simply desires a iciness getaway from the coolness of latest York within the appealing, tropical Caribbean paradise of St. Mark's. yet what the legal professional and ex-cop will get as an alternative is the opportunity to safeguard Allison Manning. the attractive younger girl stands accused of killing her wealthy husband on board their sumptuous yacht after which burying him at sea.
Stone isn't precisely conversant with the island country's legislation, yet this a lot is apparent to him: Allison is being railroaded through the perverse experience of justice of a prosecutor who will do whatever to stick in place of work. wearing the gown and wig of a British barrister, Stone does every thing he can to save lots of Allison--from publicizing the case everywhere in the American press to engaging in the type of clever, tricky research that money can't purchase. simply whilst he has the jury within the palm of his fingers, a stunning reversal of fortune alterations every little thing. And what used to be a convinced factor starts off to seem much like a dying sentence.
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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.
Dead in the Water (Stone Barrington, Book 3) by Stuart Woods