By Lincoln Child
Lewis and Lindsay Thorpe have been the suitable couple: younger, beautiful, and preferably matched. however the veil of perfection can masks many blemishes. while the Thorpes are stumbled on lifeless of their tasteful Flagstaff lounge (having dedicated double suicide), alarms burst off within the towering big apple workplaces of Eden included, the high-tech matchmaking corporation whose surprising good fortune, and mythical secrecy, has encouraged awe worldwide. The Thorpes, few humans knew, have been greater than the essential chuffed couple – they have been Eden’s first perfect match.
A little while later, Christopher Lash, a talented former FBI forensic psychologist, gets an pressing plea from Eden to accomplish a short – and quiet – research into the deaths. Lash’s mental post-mortem finds not anything suspicious, yet inadvertently dredges up the thoughts of a searing own tragedy he has stored at bay for years.
The scenario adjustments abruptly while a moment Eden couple is located useless -- by way of all appearances, one other double suicide. Now Eden – fairly Richard Silver, the company’s awesome and reclusive founder – has no selection yet to provide Lash unheard of entry to its so much guarded secrets and techniques if he's to have any probability of identifying what's going improper. The hidden global he discovers is a gorgeous labyrinth of man-made intelligence, artistic genius, and a melding of expertise that does certainly, to Lash’s shock, bring on Eden’s promise to its consumers: the warrantly of an ideal, lifelong mate. yet Lash’s involvement within the research turns into extra own and hazardous than he may have imagined, approximately once it begins.
With great mind's eye and talent, grasp thriller-writer Lincoln baby renders a surroundings too frighteningly plausible to not be actual. Infused with relentless suspense and a riveting velocity, dying fit is baby at his most sensible.
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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.