By Laurie R. King
Referred to as "one of the main unique abilities to emerge within the '90s" by means of Kirkus Reviews, award-winning writer Laurie R. King promises an clever, terrifying, engrossing drama of excellent and evil, in contrast to any she has written before....
A revered college professor, Anne Waverly has a previous recognized to few: Years in the past, her personal unwitting act expense Anne her husband and daughter. Fewer nonetheless understand that this background and her educational specialty--alternative non secular movements--have made her an excellent FBI operative. 4 occasions she has infiltrated suspect groups, escaping her personal thoughts of loss and carnage to discover a degree of atonement. Now, as she starts off to enjoy existence once again, she has no purpose of taking one other project. until eventually she learns of a couple of hundred teenagers residing within the swap movement's Arizona compound....
Anne quickly realizes that adjust isn't any traditional group and hers is not any traditional undertaking. For, faraway from appeasing the demons of her prior, this task is sweeping her again into their clutches...and to the razor's fringe of threat.
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Boring. He has a business. It's called the Hollywood Talent Scout Modeling Agency. " Drake asked. "Get a line on him," Mason said, "and I'm particularly interested in knowing if he is cultivating some millionaire who has a penchant for young women. If you find any millionaires in the guy's background, I'd like to know about them. " "Here's another angle of the same picture," Mason said. "Dianne Alder, about twenty-four, with lots of this and that and these and those, blonde, blue-eyed, with lots and lots of figure.
Exactly," Mason said. "There were outside sources of income which Boring felt would materialize. Now then, something happened between Friday night and Saturday noon to make him feel those sources of income were not going to materialize. " "But he must have had something in mind, Mr. Mason. " "That's right," Mason said. "There was something that he had found out about; something he wanted to share in; something he was willing to put up money on so he could hold you in line. " she asked. Mason said, "There are two things we can do.
It hasn't been determined that he has any property. No one seems to know very much about him. "Dianne Alder has given up a job. She's putting on weight--that's like rowing out of a bay when the tide is running out. It's mighty easy to go out but when you turn around and try to come back, you have to fight every inch of the way. "Suppose that some Saturday morning the hundred dollars isn't forthcoming. Suppose she rings the telephone of Harrison T. " "Yes," Della Street said, "I can see where that would put Dianne in an embarrassing predicament.
A Darker Place (Anne Waverly, Book 1) by Laurie R. King