Choke Point (Risk Agent, Book 2) by Ridley Pearson

By Ridley Pearson

Whilst an award-winning overseas journalist unearths the lifestyles of an Amsterdam-based sweatshop often called a “knot shop” that employs and enslaves younger women as workers, inner most defense company Rutherford hazard is employed by way of a philanthropist to discover it and close it down.

David “Sarge” Dulwich, Knox’s former boss from their executive contractor days, understands that Knox's cultural wisdom, wrestle abilities, and sympathy for the abused make him correct for the task. Joined via Grace Chu, whose extra refined abilities for buying delicate tech details aid to stability Knox's improvisational kind, he heads to Amsterdam in an try to dismantle the kid hard work operation and rescue the women. of their method is against the law association that has permeated the neighborhoods with goodwill turning even the victims' mom and dad opposed to their would-be saviors. With enemies round each nook, Knox and beauty can't inform the nice from the undesirable.

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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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