By Elizabeth George
An remoted seashore at the island of Guernsey within the English Channel is the scene of the homicide of man Brouard, one in all Guernsey's wealthiest population and its major benefactor. pressured as a baby to escape the Nazis in Paris, Brouard was once engaged in his most modern undertaking whilst he died: a museum in honor of these who resisted the German career of the island in the course of global conflict II.
It is from this time period that his assassin could have come. yet there are others on Guernsey with cause to wish man Brouard lifeless: his better halves, his enterprise affiliates, his present mistress, the underprivileged young ones he mentored--any of whom may have harbored a mystery purpose for homicide. As friends and family assemble for the studying of the need, Deborah and Simon St. James locate that probably everybody at the history-haunted island has whatever to conceal. And in the back of all of the lies and alibis, a killer is lurking. for you to convey this individual to justice, the St. James needs to delve into Guernsey's darkish history--both prior and present--and into the afflicted psyche of somebody who can have exacted retribution for the main unspeakable crime of all.
In a spot of Hiding, bestselling novelist Elizabeth George marks new territory within the darker landscapes of human relationships. She tells a gripping, suspenseful tale of betrayal and devotion, warfare and remembrance, love and loss...and the better truths to which we needs to all eventually resolution. "From the Hardcover edition."
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She flinched. “Max, you should—” “Did you read the headlines? ” The guy had suffered for a long time. ” His eyes squeezed shut for an instant. Worry and guilt ate at him. ” “I’m getting Quinlan back. ” His gaze met hers. Samantha just stared at him, her expression worried. She doesn’t think I’ll ever see him again. And deep down, he was afraid of the same damn thing. Max drove fast. Too fast. The seatbelt cut into Sam’s shoulder as he rounded a too-sharp curve, and her breath hissed out. Her fingers were shoved in her purse, and she was sending the text on her phone as quickly as she could.
Everyone knew about Fuck ’em Frank Malone. C. Luke huffed out a breath. m. “His son is Quinlan Malone, age twenty-three. ” Now they were talking the kidnappers’ type. “Pull up everything you can on the Malones, got me? ” Luke didn’t know how Sam had found out about this guy. Usually the SSD found out too late. With the two survivors, they’d only discovered the kidnappings after the young men were back home. But for this case, if he was right, if she was right, and they were on this thing from the start— We could take the kidnappers down.
The kidnappers had been watching the house. His thundering heartbeat filled his ears. ” His eyes narrowed on Dante. ” Agent Dante didn’t move. ” Max could only shake his head. The guy didn’t get it. And Samantha—Sam—he didn’t want to think about her. “You’re going to stay with him,” Dante said to Samantha, and it seemed like an order. Wait, he was the lead agent, so it was an order. ” Max could give orders too. ” Because he was done with whatever game she was playing. The FBI could go screw off.