Code to Zero by Ken Follett

By Ken Follett

3 days which could swap the world's political panorama . . . a guy wakes as much as locate himself mendacity at the floor in a railway station, his brain stripped naked of all recollection. He has no inspiration how he bought there. He doesn't even understand his personal identify. confident he's a drunken down and out, it isn't until eventually a newspaper file a couple of satellite tv for pc release catches his eye that he starts to suspect all isn't really what it sort of feels . . . The yr is 1958, and the US is ready to release its first satellite tv for pc, in a determined try and fit the Soviet Sputnik and regain the lead within the area race. As Luke Lucas steadily unravels the secret of his amnesia, he realizes that his destiny is sure up with that of the rocket that stands prepared on release pad 26B at Cape Canaveral. And as he relearns the tale of his existence, he uncovers long-kept secrets and techniques approximately his spouse, his ally and the girl he as soon as enjoyed greater than existence itself...

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By Ken Follett

3 days which could swap the world's political panorama . . . a guy wakes as much as locate himself mendacity at the floor in a railway station, his brain stripped naked of all recollection. He has no inspiration how he bought there. He doesn't even understand his personal identify. confident he's a drunken down and out, it isn't until eventually a newspaper file a couple of satellite tv for pc release catches his eye that he starts to suspect all isn't really what it sort of feels . . . The yr is 1958, and the US is ready to release its first satellite tv for pc, in a determined try and fit the Soviet Sputnik and regain the lead within the area race. As Luke Lucas steadily unravels the secret of his amnesia, he realizes that his destiny is sure up with that of the rocket that stands prepared on release pad 26B at Cape Canaveral. And as he relearns the tale of his existence, he uncovers long-kept secrets and techniques approximately his spouse, his ally and the girl he as soon as enjoyed greater than existence itself...

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A makeshift stone table had lost one leg and leaned awkwardly in one corner. A metal chair, old and rusted, rested on its side against a wood-reinforced dirt and rock wall. Two tunnels branched off the room—one narrow like the tunnel she’d come from; the other a bit wider with a metal track laid on the ground, disappearing into the dark beyond the scope of her light. An old mining cart with metal wheels sat at the end of the line. She couldn’t go farther into the mine without putting herself at great risk, as well as worry Sean while he was injured topside.

Lucy—” A deep, male voice said, “Sean, I have equipment in my truck to get both of you back up. ” It was useless to argue. How else was he going to get out of this pit? He just didn’t want Lucy to see him like this. But of course Lucy could handle it. She could handle anything life handed her. Even him in this condition. He just … hell, he didn’t know what he was thinking. The pain was making him stupid. He closed his eyes again. He thought he heard Lucy talking, but it was far away. “Sean? Hang tight.

I just can’t figure out why. I wasn’t raised in Spruce Lake. ” “He left five years ago, when he went to college. ” Five years was nothing for someone dead set on revenge. “We need to talk to him,” Lucy said. Tim turned off the road onto a two-lane highway. Two miles north was the main road into the town of Spruce Lake, but Tim turned south. ” When Tim turned onto the logging road, he slowed down as the truck bounced over rocks, branches, and potholes. Lucy spotted an ATV partly hidden in the trees, about twenty feet down from the logging entrance.

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