By David Baldacci
The United States has enemies--ruthless people who the police, the FBI, even the army can't cease. That's while the U.S. govt calls on Will Robie, a stone chilly hitman who by no means questions orders and continuously nails his objective.
But Will Robie can have simply made the first--and last--mistake of his profession . . .
It starts with a success long past improper. Robie is dispatched to dispose of a aim surprisingly just about domestic in Washington, D.C. yet anything approximately this venture doesn't look correct to Robie, and he does the unthinkable. He refuses to kill. Now, Robie turns into a aim himself and needs to get away from his personal people.
Fleeing the scene, Robie crosses paths with a wayward teenage woman, a fourteen-year-old runaway from a foster domestic. yet she isn't a typical runaway-her mom and dad have been murdered, and her personal lifestyles is at risk. opposed to all of his specialist conduct, Robie rescues her and unearths he can't stroll away. He must support her.
Even worse, the extra Robie learns in regards to the woman, the extra he's confident she is on the middle of an unlimited cover-up, person who may well clarify her parents' deaths and stretch to incredible degrees of strength.
Now, Robie can have to step out of the shadows as a way to keep this girl's lifestyles . . . and maybe his personal.
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Rudd was leaning against a column, his face partially concealed in the shadows. ” Rudd took a long puff of his cigar and the orange glow illuminated the harsh angles of his face. He looked like a man, Brad thought, who wouldn’t hesitate to murder an enemy. Victor regarded Brad through narrowed eyes. “I always head straight for the bar at these blasted things. ” Rudd’s face told the story of exactly how he’d become one of the most powerful men in the world. With razorsharp features, piercing gray eyes, and a perpetual downturn at the corner of his mouth, he’d let greed, cynicism, and ruthless business acumen forge his worldview as well as his success.
The political stakes have never been higher, Mariette. ” As a high-level political operative, Charley had enjoyed a front-row seat to the spectacle of Mariette’s divorce from Senator Max Arnold. He knew exactly what kind of price she’d paid for playing with political fire. ” “He’s a hero. ” She couldn’t suppress a bitter laugh. ” “Get smart, Mariette. ” “I’m his mother. Right now, it’s my right and my responsibility. ” Charley looked like he wanted to argue, but Nero leaned forward and gave him a shrewd look.
Marcus placed a hand on Mariette’s arm. “Randal would be the first to tell you that you need to make that meeting. ” She looked unconvinced. ” With a slight twinge of grief, Brad recognized her expression and her tone as similar to responses he’d received from Christine. ” Christine had been among the faithful believers who’d been raptured, and Brad missed her, along with his three children, fiercely. ” Marcus was looking at him curiously. ” Brad swallowed the sudden knot in his throat. “Fine. Sorry.