By Glen Cook
A sequence some distance prior to its time, now again in print
someone else might have discovered by way of now: whilst hassle comes knocking, don't open the door. yet there's a it's because Garrett's nonetheless within the P.I. enterprise in the end those years-he's no longer one to benefit his classes. might be that's why he shall we himself get roped into being a bodyguard for Kip Prose, an obnoxious child being threatened by means of creatures that can't rather be defined. yet sooner than Kip Prose has an opportunity to provide an explanation for what he's performed to get at the hit checklist of a few anonymous nasties, the precocious Prose is kidnapped, and the chase begins...
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Where the Army Corps of Engineers graded the land to rise well above sea level,” Edwina said. ” Carver was getting the idea. ” he asked. “Yes. Alice phoned them from my house. The back door was unlocked. Willis had poured another cup of coffee, apparently. It was on the veranda table, cool and full to the brim. There was a glass of grapefruit juice, untouched, and on a plate was a sweet roll with only one bite out of it. ” “It might have washed away, out to sea. ” “I’m reminded of that every time I go to headquarters,” Edwina said.
That was the only thing wrong with her legs. Mustn’t grade women like cattle, Carver admonished himself, as he gripped his cane and got out of the car. “I heard you drive up,” Edwina said, walking closer, looking better, worth the blue ribbon. She didn’t seem surprised to see him; probably not much surprised her. Her dark hair was pulled back and bobby-pinned, emphasizing angular cheekbones and a graceful jawline. The patient intentness was still in her eyes; they were the eyes of a stalking cat.
When he felt the strain on his thighs and arms, and the dull ache pulsing deep in his chest, he rolled onto his back and floated for several minutes, his eyes closed to the hot, bright sun. It felt good to be tired and winded, exhausted but all the way alive. This was his moment, his fought-for measure of contentment. “Mr. Carver! . ” The distant feminine voice pierced his consciousness like a sharp, thin wire. He rolled over and began treading water. A woman was standing on the beach, his beach, calling to him.
Angry Lead Skies (Garrett Files, Book 10) by Glen Cook