Convicted by Jan Burke

By Jan Burke

From manhattan occasions bestselling suspense writer Jan Burke comes the fourth of six e-short tale collections.

Convicted is a mini-anthology containing a brand-new brief tale, "The Anchorwoman" that includes a tender Irene Kelly, plus 3 tales from the hugely acclaimed Eighteen print anthology: "Revised Endings, "Devotion," and "The Muse." Jeffery Deaver, no 1 long island instances bestselling writer of The Kill Room, praised Eighteen as "Astonishing...wry...these tales are bound to delight." And ny instances bestselling writer Jonathan Kellerman says, "A pleasant choice of page-turners. At turns chilling, humorous, poignant - and continuously insightful. With those tales, Jan Burke's on the best of her game."

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By Jan Burke

From manhattan occasions bestselling suspense writer Jan Burke comes the fourth of six e-short tale collections.

Convicted is a mini-anthology containing a brand-new brief tale, "The Anchorwoman" that includes a tender Irene Kelly, plus 3 tales from the hugely acclaimed Eighteen print anthology: "Revised Endings, "Devotion," and "The Muse." Jeffery Deaver, no 1 long island instances bestselling writer of The Kill Room, praised Eighteen as "Astonishing...wry...these tales are bound to delight." And ny instances bestselling writer Jonathan Kellerman says, "A pleasant choice of page-turners. At turns chilling, humorous, poignant - and continuously insightful. With those tales, Jan Burke's on the best of her game."

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Don't bet on it," one of his buddies called, laughing. The Babe Man good-naturedly gave him the finger then turned back to Sachs. Which is when her pager beeped and she looked down to see Lincoln Rhyme's number on the screen. The word "URGENT" appeared after it. "Gotta go," she said. " he asked, a fake pout on his handsome face. " She made a pistol with her index finger and thumb and aimed it at him. "Bang, bang," she said. And trotted toward her yellow Camaro. Chapter Three This is a school?

Okay, Officer," he said, "we'll write up our results and they'll be attached to your review. " Consulting his notebook. "Your threat assessment regarding civilians and officers was perfect. Calls for backup were timely and appropriate. Your deployment of personnel negated any chance the perpetrators would escape from the containment situation and yet minimized exposure. You called the illegal drug search right. And getting the personal information from the one suspect for the hostage negotiator was a nice touch.

He leaned closer to the woman, squinting, wondering if he could see some essence, some spirit rising from her body. He didn't. He straightened up, considering what else he might do to the still form in front of him. • • • You’re sure it was screaming? No," the security guard said. "Maybe not screaming, you know. Shouting. Upset. For just a second or two. " The heavy guard, breathing hard, glanced at the tall, brunette policewoman, shook his head and flexed and opened his huge hands. He wiped his dark palms on his blue slacks.

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