By John Sandford
Years in the past, Lucas Davenport virtually died by the hands of Clara Rinker, a delightful, soft-spoken, low-key Southerner, and the easiest hitwoman within the company. Now retired and dwelling in Mexico, she approximately dies herself whilst a sniper kills her boyfriend, the son of an area druglord, and whereas the boy's father vows vengeance, Rinker is aware anything he doesn't: The boy wasn't the target-she was-and now she will need to disappear to discover the killer herself. The FBI and DEA draft Davenport to assist song her down, and along with his fiancie deep in marriage ceremony arrangements, he's quite simply as chuffed to go-but he has no inspiration what he's entering into. For Rinker is as unpredictable as ever, and among her, her previous bosses within the St. Louis mob, the Mexican druglord, and the mixed, occasionally warring, forces of U.S. legislation enforcement, this is often one case that may get extra harmful because it is going alongside. And while the crossfire comes, a person status within the heart won't stand a chance....
choked with the wealthy characterization and unparalleled drama which are his hallmarks, Mortal Prey proves that John Sandford simply retains improving.
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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.
Mortal Prey (Lucas Davenport, Book 13) by John Sandford