By Caryl Rivers
From foreign bestselling writer Caryl Rivers, a street-wise crime reporter and all-American technological know-how author stumble onto a conspiracy that might threaten not just their careers, yet their very lives.
“A trendy bio tech thriller…has you completely in its clutch. The finale is hair-raising! Rivers screens to stable impression her streetwise, culturally hip experience of humor.” – ny day-by-day News
Sally Ellenberg has a nostril for undesirable information. It’s harmful to her love lifestyles, yet ideal for her activity at the crime beat. whilst writing up a document on a minor delay, she stumbles throughout a wierd aspect: in the midst of the holdup, the gunman screamed unexpectedly earlier than falling lifeless. In looking for solutions, Sally groups up with orderly (and horny) science-writer John Forbes Aiken to chase down an more and more extraordinary sequence of clues, from lacking post-mortem reviews to strange mind experiments on animals.
As Sally and Jack dig deeper, they discover a conspiracy attaining into the top degrees of the U.S. govt and the escalating warfare on Terror. Reeling from a brand new sequence of assaults from Al Qaeda terrorists, the army desperately seeks new how one can get intelligence on those that could assault the USA. As strong forces try to discredit Sally and Jack, they locate themselves more and more by myself as they catch up with to the terrifying truth.
“Rivers has a truly deft hand with prose and a present for witty discussion, resources that make it a excitement to learn INDECENT habit – the bio tech plot, which leaves the FBI, CIA and executive having a look sleazy and sordid, strikes fast in and round Boston, dazzling the reader with its twists and turns…a nice novel and a real excitement to read.” –Boston Herald
“Rivers attempts her hand at a bio-tech mystery, with slickly expert effects. Rivers is as a laugh as ever, and her major couple make nice corporation indeed.” –Kirkus
“A full of life tale from the scoop racket… There aren’t too many truly reliable newspaper novels, so it’s pleasing to file that INDECENT BEHAVIOR…has the outdated newsroom pungency, although, as reporter Sally Ellenberg realizes, newsrooms aren’t what they used to be.” –Chicago Tribune
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Like this case that had brought him out to Colorado. He could see potential leads, looming problems, possible solutions where others didn’t. He had always been an “unusual” FBI agent. Hell, that was why they said they had recruited him out of NYU Law. During his interviews he’d been told that the Bureau wanted him because they were too straitlaced and traditional, and therefore too predictable. He was supposed to represent a new, evolved kind of agent. And he sure had! For a while, anyway. They had sold hard on the idea of breaking out of the envelope, working outside the box; but once he was inside the organization, he discovered that the FBI really didn’t want to change very much.
She’d been hanging on to the top of a tree for hours, hidden in thick branches. At least she hoped she was hidden. She tried to be still. Silent, too. Invisible, three. Max was shivering, and the whole thing was crashing out of control. She really, really wished Matthew was with her. They would give each other strength and hope and words of wisdom. It had always been that way with the two of them. They were inseparable at the School. Mrs. Beattie, the only truly nice one there, called them “inseparable at birth,” and the “Bobbsey Twins”—whoever the heck they were.
They hurried the infant inside. There was a high degree of excitement in the air, exultation, almost glee. The head doctor at the School was on premises for the exam and watched closely, supervising, lecturing at times. Heart rate, respiration, skin color, muscle tone, reflex responses were checked. Baby Hutton scored a perfect 10. The boy’s length and weight were checked. Tests were performed to check for cardiac murmur, heart engorgement, subconjunctival hemorrhage, jaundice, asexuality, hip dysplasia, clavicle fractures, skin mottling.