By Stephen Leather
Dan 'Spider' Shepherd sequence, e-book #8
Dan 'Spider' Shepherd is operating for MI5, investigating Somali pirates with hyperlinks to terrorism in Britain. in the meantime, the group of a yacht (including the best minister's god-daughter) has been abducted by means of the pirates and is being held hostage in Somalia. A covert operation run by means of MI5 hopes to kill birds with one stone. Shepherd will cross undercover on a box send they understand may be specific through the pirates, and with a bit of luck will detect not just the place the yacht's hostages are being held but additionally the ringleaders at the back of the terrorist plans. even as notwithstanding, Shepherd is being hunted down by means of the genuine IRA. And now that he's at the box send his kinfolk are by myself and susceptible.
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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.
Fair Game by Stephen Leather