By Blake Crouch
2013 overseas mystery Award Nominee
Secret provider agent Ethan Burke arrives in Wayward Pines, Idaho, with a transparent project: find and get better federal brokers who went lacking within the bucolic city one month past. yet inside mins of his arrival, Ethan is fascinated about a violent twist of fate. He involves in a sanatorium, with out identification, no mobile phone, and no briefcase. The scientific employees turns out pleasant adequate, yet whatever feels…off. because the days cross, Ethan’s research into the disappearance of his colleagues turns up extra questions than solutions. Why can’t he get any telephone calls via to his spouse and son within the open air global? Why doesn’t an individual think he's who he says he's? and what's the aim of the electrified fences surrounding the city? Are they intended to maintain the citizens in? Or anything else out? each one step in the direction of the reality takes Ethan farther from the area he suggestion he knew, from the guy he inspiration he was once, until eventually he needs to face a frightening fact—he may perhaps by no means get out of Wayward Pines alive. extreme and gripping, Pines is one other masterful mystery from the brain of bestselling novelist Blake Crouch.
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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.