By Jonathon King
Hailed for his “extraordinary” writing (Publishers Weekly) and his “incisively chiseled characters” (The big apple Times), Jonathon King returns with a chilling new mystery that includes Max Freeman, the main considerate, well-read, and multilayered inner most eye hero considering Spenser” (Booklist, starred review). yearning a few quiet time jointly, Max Freeman and Detective Sherry Richards retreat to Max’s shack deep within the Florida Everglades. No tv. No mobile phones. No buddies. it sort of feels just like the ideal getaway till a violent typhoon rips via South Florida, obliterating every thing in its direction. and that's just the start of the nightmare. With Sherry critically injured and no method to demand aid, the couple starts a treacherous journey again to civilization merely to discover that the hurricane’s devastation is the least in their concerns. The isolation they sought turns into a perilous enemy as undesirables invade the Glades. a few have come to pillage and loot what is still, whereas others are eager to shield secrets and techniques. All are keen to kill to get what they got here for, and Max and Sherry are smack within the line of fireplace. Evoca- tive and gripping, Acts of Nature strains their race opposed to time and the weather to flee earlier than it’s too past due.
Read or Download Acts of Nature PDF
Similar thriller & suspense books
Christine Goff's bestselling Birdwatcher's secret sequence has proven readers that birding is pleasant for everyone-but few cuckoos think about homicide between its extra unique points of interest. In her most modern novel, a proposed land deal turns into grounds for murder. .. Rachel Wilder's first mistake was once agreeing to dig up details on well known birder man Saxby.
It starts off as a exposure stunt: a singer parading a jaguar on a leash. yet then the killer cat escapes into the center of a South American urban and shortly a girl is located torn to loss of life. because the police look for the jaguar, one guy appears to be like deeper—for a creature extra poor than any jungle beast . . .
Chaos is coming, previous son. With these phrases the peace of 3 Pines is shattered. each person is going to Olivier’s Bistro—including a stranger whose murdered physique is located at the ground. whilst leader Inspector Gamache is named to enquire, he's dismayed to find that Olivier’s tale is stuffed with holes.
Additional info for Acts of Nature
Maybe she was thinking of what it would be like to be with someone who was the opposite of him. So I stayed quiet. Let her enjoy it, or shake off the vision on her own. Some things we handle alone. I nodded when she looked back at me. The grin was back in her eyes and for the next hour we talked about our favorite bakeries, about Tuscany cannoli and key lime pie and why nobody in the country can make a Philly cheesesteak sandwich the way they do in the city because of the bread from Amoroso’s. We were on to the delights of fresh stone crabs straight off the boat at the docks in Chokoloskee when we suddenly broke out of the high grass and slid out onto several acres of open water and the change caused Sherry to stop midsentence.
Harmon knew the pilot was a player by the way he’d stared straight ahead after banking into the quick pickup and then quickly lifting back out of the clearing, never hesitating over the fact that Squires was still hanging out of the open side door with his MP5 covering the increasingly agitated group of fuel thieves, some of whom by then had magically produced weapons of their own. The extra cash in his pockets in addition to his professional fee would ensure that no report or even a vague memory of the incident would remain.
They aren’t much different than people, love,” I said, encouraging this little banter thing we’d become comfortable with over the years. “They’ll always want more. ” She might have been pondering the thought, or figuring out a way to tell me I was full of shit, when a big tarpon hit her line and bent the pole like a whip. ” she cried out and the instant enthusiasm and joy on her face caught me so off guard that I was slow to react to the sudden shift in the boat’s balance and nearly let us roll over.