By Neely Tucker
Reporter Sully Carter returns in an exciting homicide secret of race, wealth, and relations secrets
When Billy Ellison, the son of Washington, D.C.'s such a lot influential African-American kin, is located lifeless within the Potomac close to a violent drug haven, reporter Sully Carter is aware it's time to begin asking a few severe questions-no topic what the results. With the police not able to discover a lead and strain mounting for Sully to desert the research, he has a stoop that there's extra to the case than a drug deal long gone undesirable or a story of relations misfortune. driving the city's backstreets on his Ducati 916, Sully reveals that the genuine tale stretches some distance past Billy and into D.C.'s so much famous social circles.
A difficult drinker nonetheless haunted through his years as a struggle correspondent in Bosnia, Sully now needs to strike a deadly stability among D.C.'s extremes-the city's violent, wicked tasks and its maximum corridors of power-while threatened by way of those that will cease at not anything to maintain him from getting to know the surprising fact. the one individual he can belief is his previous buddy Alexis, a skilled photographer and fellow conflict sector junkie, who's as attractive as she is brave, yet even Alexis can't defend Sully from all people who might really he surrender the story.
Following the acclaimed first Sully Carter novel, The methods of the lifeless, this gritty secret digs deeper into Sully's prior whereas revealing how long-held secrets and techniques can break even the main robust households.
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Holding on for her life, before it slipped away entirely, in falls and headaches and the horrifying sense of sliding away into insanity. All the bad things simply . . stopped. Her taut muscles loosened, her eyes closed, her nose was buried in a sweater that smelled of fabric softener and man, with a faint tang of smoke. She was being held tightly, engulfed in strong arms and warmth and her mind simply blanked. She was so used to the background buzz of anxiety and fear in her head, a constant hiss of static tinged with darkness, that she simply blissed out at its absence.
Interested. ” It had been so long since she‟d felt anything like this, since she‟d been part of that whole manwoman thing. Her only contact with men over the past nine months had been with doctors and physical therapists, then lawyers as she settled her father‟s estate. She‟d nearly forgotten that she was a woman. Daniel Weston made her feel female once again. She felt a connection to him and even though it was probably a sign of her craziness, because the connection was in her dreams, right at this moment she didn‟t feel cold and alone and listless, which had been her default emotional setting for more time than she cared to think about.
He touched his baseball cap with his index finger in a salute, then took off with a squeal of t ires, leaving her completely alone on the deserted street. The trip had been such a nightmare. She‟d regretted it the moment she‟d left the house in the pouring rain. The taxi had got caught in a jam due to the sudden downpour, tipping her out at departures barely in time to make it to the gate. Two huge Airbuses were boarding and the gates were crowded with far more passengers than the relatively small Tampa airport was equipped to handle.