By Greg Iles
Will Jennings, his spouse and little woman are a contented American relations, dwelling in Mississippi. Hickey is a conman and kidnapper. He pursuits his sufferers very rigorously and takes nice pains to ensure nobody is ever damage. He has but to kill. All his sufferers have get a hold of the money and the gurus have by no means been concerned. His ideal list is right down to issues: One, he continuously remains with the fogeys or individual with the cash. , he by no means asks for greater than they could find the money for. but if he attempts to tear Will's kinfolk aside, he will get much more than he bargained for...All in a single fateful day.
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And, since no such effort had been made in his case, he suspected none now. He assumed, instead, that the young lady was a former student of his, or a former undergraduate--and that, having recognized him, she had ingratiated herself out of the common, feminine love for scandal. It was, of course, scandalous for him to be dining at the Club Egret. " He failed to place it--which in no way surprised him. It usually took him a semester to learn the names of his students--and he seldom remembered them long.
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I took it to Alice Beardsley. " He smiled faintly. "Last night. I really was dramatizing myself, Bedelia. Looking for clues. Observing closely. All sorts of idiocy. " she leaned forward interestedly. "What of it? " "It only grows on certain Keys. A subspecies. ' There was whitish marl on the tires and wheels. " "That proves it! Alice gave me a list of the Keys where the fern is known to grow. Only four or five. We could drive down Sunday. . " "Drive down? " "Aren't you curious?
24 Hours by Greg Iles