Beach Road by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

By James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Montauk legal professional Tom Dunleavy's purchaser checklist is woefully small - occasional genuine property closings slightly preserve him in paper clips. while he's employed to shield an area guy accused in a triple homicide that has the East Hampton global in an uproar, he is familiar with that he has discovered the case of his lifetime.
The crime turns the glittering playground for the super-rich right into a blazing inferno. Dunleavy's shopper is an area hero, yet Dunleavy understands the case rests atop a volcano of cash, deception, and forbidden wants. His buyer is definitely the right fall man - except he can locate the most important that unlocks the key rooms of the gilt-shrouded set.
When Dunleavy is joined by means of his former flame, the savvy and well-connected legal professional, Kate Costello, he believes he has an opportunity. yet payback is a complain - particularly from the wealthy. The violent retaliations of billionaires threatened by way of his research exceed whatever Dunleavy has ever noticeable. With the total nation's eyes on him in a brand new Trial of the Century, Dunleavy orchestrates a sequence of revelations that bring about a gorgeous final result - basically to discover in a while that the fact is wilder than whatever he ever imagined.

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With one arm she squeezed Scarlett tighter. The other came around front and produced a gnarled and swollen finger that gathered the blood from her own lip like a dark harvest. Alvaretta reached out and touched Scarlett’s forehead, then made a straight line of crimson down the bridge of Scarlett’s nose. “Yesss,” she whispered. ” Scarlett cried out. indd 46 5/8/15 1:29 PM the curse of crow hollow • 47 grasp and took off, they all took off, not minding the crows watching them from their nooses nor the dogs chasing them nor the long hill to the top of the ridge, minding only the raging wail of what the witch had been hiding and the witch herself screaming Curse ye over and over, Curse ye all for ye sins.

Her shoe landed on one of the footprints they’d followed from the mines. She cried out as though she’d stepped barefoot on a thistle. Alvaretta smiled as she turned, looking at Scarlett for the first time. “I see the face behind your eyes, little one,” she said. ” Scarlett held her place. ” And then the witch licked her lips with a tongue that looked gray and dying, like she was savoring the bitterness in her next word. ” Scarlett’s face went slack. ” That cackle again, low and soft, which only made the blood in Cordelia’s face drain quicker.

Raleigh Jennings was no different. His place was to ring the bell and then sit on the metal chair in the foyer until it was time for the plates to be passed. And that was fine with Raleigh, because that’s about as close to the Lord as he could bear to get. Fifty-seven years old, gray and balding. Gut out to here, friend, and I ain’t kidding. indd 55 5/8/15 1:29 PM 56 • b i l l y c o f f e y constant reminder of his own mortality. Divorced near twenty years, his ex-wife, Eugenia, had fled to her hundred-dollar-anhour therapist up in Stanley.

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