By Lee Child
In mystery grasp Lee Child’s specific booklet brief tale, Jack Reacher needs to song down a undercover agent in soldier’s clothing—by matching wits with 4 bold women. 3 are clean—but the fourth may possibly end up fatal.
Includes an exhilarating preview of Lee Child’s hotly expected Jack Reacher novel, A sought after Man!
Summoned through army Intelligence to Washington, D.C., Reacher is distributed undercover. The task that awaits him: the military is assembly with its Capitol Hill paymasters for categorised talks on a brand new, cutting-edge sniper rifle for U.S. forces. yet important information about the weapon are leaking—straight from the Capitol and doubtless into the palms of unidentified international fingers purchasers. the possibility of any and each terrorist, mercenary, or dictator’s military getting their palms at the newest more suitable firepower is unthinkable. That’s the place Reacher is available in. His activity: infiltrate the top-secret complaints and smoke out the mole. His goal: a quartet of high-powered military political liaison officers—all of them fast-track girls on their approach to the top.
According to his bosses, it’s a zero-danger challenge. no use to attract a gun . . . simply chat over beverages. yet Reacher understands that issues are hardly ever what they appear. And he’s discovered the challenging approach by no means to underestimate an opponent. Or 4. classes that would turn out to be useful while he starts off digging for the truth—and will get his fingers much dirtier than he expected.
“Child is a wonderful craftsman of suspense.”—Entertainment Weekly
“The fact approximately Reacher will get greater and better.”—Janet Maslin, the hot York instances
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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.
Deep Down (Jack Reacher, Book 16.5) by Lee Child