The Intercept: A Jeremy Fisk Novel by Dick Wolf

By Dick Wolf

Dick Wolf, the distinguished author of the Law & Order television franchise, makes his literary debut with The Intercept, a taut, riding mystery corresponding to the vintage The Day of the Jackal.

Days earlier than the July Fourth vacation and the commitment of 1 global alternate middle at floor 0, an incident aboard a advertisement jet reminds each person concerned that vigilance saves lives.

But long island Police detective Jeremy Fisk—from the department’s Intelligence department, a well-funded anti-terror unit modeled upon the CIA—suspects that the development is a warning call that one other, almost certainly extra outstanding scheme has been set in movement. So while a passenger from an analogous aircraft disappears into the crowds of long island, it’s as much as Fisk and his companion Krina Gersten to discover him ahead of the celebrations begin... And time is operating out.

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Bolitho turned to see the bright signal flags break from Styx’s yard. Numbers exchanged, two ships meeting on a pinpoint. To most of the hands it was a welcome diversion, as well as a sight of some additional fire power. “Heave to when convenient, if you please. ” Neale nodded. ” Bolitho took a telescope from the midshipman of the watch and walked up the deck to the weather side. He was conscious of each move and every heartbeat, like an actor about to make an entrance. He held his breath and waited for the sea to smooth itself.

She was smart for her age, and was reacting to the sight of a rear-admiral’s flag just as Bolitho had once done when he had taken Phalarope to Antigua. Neale called, “Heave to, Mr Pickthorn! ” Bolitho saw the uncertainty, the need to understand. ” Allday walked to the entry port and waited for the gig to be pulled round to the main-chains. Neale’s own coxswain nodded to Allday and allowed him to take his place at the tiller without comment. Bolitho noticed all and none of these things. So it was right through Styx already, probably every vessel under his flag.

S’not that, sir. She were different. They’ve no right to put her in the Bay, she’s too old, an’ I doubt if she ever got over the Saintes. ” Bolitho watched him, suddenly uneasy. “There’s nothing I can do. ” Allday stood up and turned beside the cannon, his head bowed between the beams. ” Bolitho bit back the sharp retort as quickly as it had formed. Why take it out on Allday? Like the midshipman on the quarterdeck who had unwittingly broken the news, he was not to blame. Bolitho said quietly, “No, Allday, she’s not.

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