By Greg Iles
Will Jennings, his spouse and little woman are a cheerful American kinfolk, dwelling in Mississippi. Hickey is a conman and kidnapper. He objectives his sufferers very conscientiously and takes nice pains to ensure nobody is ever damage. He has but to kill. All his sufferers have get a hold of the cash and the experts have by no means been concerned. His ideal checklist is all the way down to issues: One, he continually remains with the oldsters or individual with the money. , he by no means asks for greater than they could manage to pay for. but if he attempts to tear Will's kin aside, he will get much more than he bargained for...All in a single fateful day.
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Her words came out in a husky whisper. Her pulse drummed against the slenderness of her throat. Erin stood and began clearing the table. “Jack had a wonderful day,” she said, keeping her eyes averted and her head down. ” Tony winced the second the words flew out of his mouth. Erin almost spilled the tray. She set it back down, took a deep breath and faced him. “Nothing personal, Tony. ” Tony didn’t know whether to breathe a sigh of relief or be offended. “Ouch,” he said. ” “You’ve been really good to Jack…and to me,” Erin said.
He found the combination intoxicating. He slid his arm around the back of her chair and lifted the edge of her jade silk scarf, letting the delicate fabric slide through his fingers. ” Her words came out in a husky whisper. Her pulse drummed against the slenderness of her throat. Erin stood and began clearing the table. “Jack had a wonderful day,” she said, keeping her eyes averted and her head down. ” Tony winced the second the words flew out of his mouth. Erin almost spilled the tray. She set it back down, took a deep breath and faced him.
It had taken years for her father and Erin to reconcile but she had been devastated when he was killed. She didn’t think she would have made it through without Tess and her newfound faith to comfort her. The phone rang. Lost in thought, the trilling sound startled her. It rang a second time. She stood perfectly still, staring at the instrument like it was a dagger poised to strike. Please, God, not another one. She hugged her arms to her body. Uneasiness crept up her spine. She was surprised she was letting a few anonymous telephone calls make her this jittery.