By Joseph Finder
It used to be the ideal retreat for a stricken corporation. No cellphones. No BlackBerrys. No autos. only a sumptuous, distant inn surrounded by means of hundreds of thousands of miles of wilderness.
the entire best officials of the Hammond Aerospace company are there. And one last-minute alternative -- a junior government named Jake Landry. He's a gentle, modest, and taciturn man with a present for holding his head down and a turbulent prior he's attempting to positioned in the back of him.
Jake's uncomfortable with all of the strength avid gamers he's been thrown in with, with the entire swaggering and the posturing. the one individual there he is familiar with is the feminine CEO's assistant--his ex-girlfriend, Ali.
When a band of backwoods hunters crash the opening-night dinner, the executives without warning locate themselves held hostage via armed males who will do whatever, to an individual, to get their arms at the biggest ransom in historical past. Now, terrified and determined and bring to a halt from the remainder of the realm, the captives are on the mercy of challenging males with weapons who will not be what they appear.
The company mammoth photographs hadn't sought after Jake there. yet now he's the single one that can store them.
Power Play is a continuous, pulse-pounding, high-stakes mystery that may carry the reader riveted until eventually the final web page.
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It was once the proper retreat for a stricken corporation. No mobile phones. No BlackBerrys. No automobiles. only a sumptuous, distant inn surrounded through hundreds of thousands of miles of wilderness.
all of the most sensible officials of the Hammond Aerospace company are there. And one last-minute replacement -- a junior government named Jake Landry. He's a gentle, modest, and taciturn man with a present for protecting his head down and a turbulent prior he's attempting to positioned in the back of him.
Jake's uncomfortable with all of the strength avid gamers he's been thrown in with, with all of the swaggering and the posturing. the one individual there he is aware is the feminine CEO's assistant--his ex-girlfriend, Ali.
When a band of backwoods hunters crash the opening-night dinner, the executives by surprise locate themselves held hostage through armed males who will do something, to someone, to get their fingers at the greatest ransom in background. Now, terrified and determined and bring to an end from the remainder of the realm, the captives are on the mercy of tough males with weapons who is probably not what they appear.
The company colossal pictures hadn't sought after Jake there. yet now he's the one one that can keep them.
Power Play is a continuous, pulse-pounding, high-stakes mystery that may carry the reader riveted till the final web page.
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Daniel H. Wilson makes a successful go back to the apocalyptic international he created, for an action-filled, raucous, highly intelligent thrill trip approximately humanity and know-how driven to the tipping element.
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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.
Power Play by Joseph Finder