Jack & Jill (Alex Cross, Book 3) by James Patterson

By James Patterson

In the course of the evening, a arguable U.S. senator is located murdered in mattress in his Georgetown pied-a-terre. The police ensue just one clue: a mysterious rhyme signed "Jack and Jill" promising that this is often just the start. Jack and Jill are out to get the wealthy and recognized, and they'll cease at not anything till their fiendish plan is carried out.

Meanwhile, Washington, D. C., murder detective Alex go is termed to a homicide scene purely blocks from his condominium, faraway from the corridors of energy the place he spends his days. The sufferer: a stunning little woman, savagely beaten--and desposited in entrance of the user-friendly college Cross's son, Damon, attends.

Could there be a connection among the 2 murders? As go attempts to place the items jointly, the killer- or killers - strike back. And back. not anyone in Washington is secure - no longer young ones, no longer politicians, no longer even the President of the U.S.. simply Alex pass has the abilities and the braveness to crack the case-but will he realize the reality in time?

A relentless curler coaster of heart-pounding suspense and jolting plot twists, Jack and Jill proves that nobody can write a extra compelling mystery than James Patterson-the grasp of the nonstop nightmare.

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By James Patterson

In the course of the evening, a arguable U.S. senator is located murdered in mattress in his Georgetown pied-a-terre. The police ensue just one clue: a mysterious rhyme signed "Jack and Jill" promising that this is often just the start. Jack and Jill are out to get the wealthy and recognized, and they'll cease at not anything till their fiendish plan is carried out.

Meanwhile, Washington, D. C., murder detective Alex go is termed to a homicide scene purely blocks from his condominium, faraway from the corridors of energy the place he spends his days. The sufferer: a stunning little woman, savagely beaten--and desposited in entrance of the user-friendly college Cross's son, Damon, attends.

Could there be a connection among the 2 murders? As go attempts to place the items jointly, the killer- or killers - strike back. And back. not anyone in Washington is secure - no longer young ones, no longer politicians, no longer even the President of the U.S.. simply Alex pass has the abilities and the braveness to crack the case-but will he realize the reality in time?

A relentless curler coaster of heart-pounding suspense and jolting plot twists, Jack and Jill proves that nobody can write a extra compelling mystery than James Patterson-the grasp of the nonstop nightmare.

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Not by the facts, but by his own instincts. Presumed Guilty 55 Logic, evidence, told him that Miranda Wood was the killer. Why did he have such a hard time believing it? The doubts had started a week ago, in that police station hallway. He’d watched the whole interrogation. He’d heard her denials, her lame explanations. He hadn’t been swayed. But when they’d come face-to-face in the hall, and she’d looked him straight in the eye, he’d felt the first stirrings of doubt. Would a murderess meet his gaze so unflinchingly?

His employees, for instance. ” “Yes. ” She let out a deep breath, as though relieved that the most painful part of her confession was finished. ” “I felt more…betrayed. ” “So for a month you walked around mad at Mr. ” “Sometimes. Mostly I felt stupid. And then he wouldn’t 38 Tess Gerritsen leave me alone. ” She looked up sharply. ” “No! ” She was sobbing now, screaming out her denials. The sound of her own voice echoed like some alien cry in that stark box of a room. She dropped her head into her hands and leaned forward on the table.

No more hysterics since that day at the police station. She looked cool and in control, which is how he’d always remembered her from their childhood. Evelyn the ice queen. “There’s the matter of the fingerprints,” said Tibbetts. ” asked Chase. ” “That’s the problem. The knife handle was wiped clean. Now, that doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. Here’s this crime of passion, see? She uses her own knife. Pure impulse. ” “She must be brighter than you think,” Evelyn said, sniffing. ” asked Chase. “The suspect herself.

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