Armageddon Conspiracy (Brent Lucas, Book 1) by John Thompson

By John Thompson

Fast-rising funds supervisor Brent Lucas has no concept that the pinnacle of his new company is a Christian enthusiast or that his multi-million greenback activity is a set-up until eventually one billion cash disappears from a consumer s account--and till he finally ends up because the in simple terms suspect. decided to transparent himself, he is going to his patron s domestic the place he reveals in simple terms corpses. Narrowly escaping, Lucas runs from either the FBI and his would-be killers. Fueled via stories of his brother s tragic loss of life within the exchange middle and aided through his ex-fiance, a stunning cop assigned to the venture Seahawk anti-terrorism taskforce, Lucas starts off to resolve a perfectly deliberate conspiracy. He discovers his politically unassailable boss has masterminded a plot aimed toward bringing approximately Armageddon with stolen missiles, depleted nuclear gasoline and a band of Muslim terrorists rationale on killing the President. because the FBI closes in, Lucas launches his personal determined try and cease the insanity sooner than it's too past due.

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Then, she pulled the bolt—there was no lock on the inside—and thrust all her weight against it. She opened it just enough to allow her to enter; and once inside, she blocked it open with a small wooden door-stop she had brought from her own room. That would allow her to leave quickly—to hear anyone coming up the stairs. And she didn't need to worry about him. He couldn't call for anyone. The room was windowless. The walls and floor were of underpadded canvas. The one item of furniture was a low, formicatopped table, its legs bolted to the floor.

How about it, Doc," said Sloan. " Doc Murphy looked at him. He had given Sloan an antabuse pill, and it takes no great amount of whiskey, in combination with antabuse, to prove damn-near fatal. "All right," said the doctor. "Rufus, bring Mr. " He held out his keys. Rufus took them, returned after a moment with the drink; and Doc carefully returned the keys to his pocket. "Now, I'm warning you, Sloan. You shouldn't take that drink. " Jeff Sloan nodded. "I don't doubt you a bit, Doctor," he said, and he swallowed the drink at a gulp.

So for once—oh, hell, not just once; he didn't blow up very often—he held onto his temper in the face of genuine outrage. He had done exactly the right thing. She was sick. The sick should be cured, not punished. He had taken the first step toward that cure. He had shown the damned nasty little stinker—this sick woman—that he was wise to her goddam—that he was aware of her ailment and yet was not angry with her. He had edged the matter out of the shadowed and secret recesses of her mind. Another such nudge or two, and it would be out in the open.

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