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By Stephen L. Carter

ISBN-10: 0307270297

ISBN-13: 9780307270290

Bestselling writer Stephen L. Carter gives you a gripping political mystery set opposed to the backdrop of Watergate, Vietnam, and the Nixon White House.

Philmont citadel is a guy who has all of it: wealth, appreciate, and connections. He's the final individual you'd count on to fall prey to a assassin, yet then his physique is located at the grounds of a Harlem mansion via the younger author Eddie Wesley, who besides the lady he loves, Aurelia Treene, is pulled right into a twenty-year look for the reality. The disappearance of Eddie's sister June makes their research much more troubling. As Eddie and Aurelia discover layer upon layer of intrigue, their odyssey takes them from the rich drawing rooms of recent York in the course of the shady corners of radical politics all of the technique to the Oval place of work and President Nixon himself.

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Erneut zustimmendes Gemurmel. �Ich begreife nicht, wieso sie ihn einfach abhauen lassen«, sagte ein jüngerer Mann wütend. Er trug eine Baseball-Kappe der Mariners. �Es war ein Formfehler«, antwortete der erste Mann genau so bitter wie zuvor. Wegen eines Fehlers. Einer Formsache. Wegen einer gottverdammten Kleinigkeit! �Die Bullen kriegen ihn, und die Rechtsverdreher lassen ihn frei«, sagte der Mann, der den Schirm mit seiner Frau teilte. »O nein«, warf der Mann mit der Base-Cap ein. »Für den Formfehler war allein die Polizei verantwortlich.

Er warf Kent einen Blick zu, der noch immer auf allen vieren durchs Gras kroch, dann wandte er sich wieder Steven zu. Seine alten Augen waren klar und durchdringend. « Unwahrscheinlich, dachte Steven. Jedenfalls nicht lebend. Die Wunden des Hundes und der Zustand des ersten Opfers sprachen dagegen. Trotzdem zwang er sich, zuversichtlich zu klingen. « Clary schüttelte den Kopf. »Nennen Sie mich Bud. « Steven lächelte. « Doch dann wurde er wieder ernst. « Bud seufzte. »Pal rennt gerne mal hinter einem Vogel oder einem Karnickel her, wissen Sie.

Ich weiß, Casey. Danke«, sagte er trocken. « Als die Tür wieder zu war, verdrehte Jenna die Augen. « �O ja, und ob«, sagte Lucas freimütig. »Genau wie sie. « �Ganz sicher. « Jenna wandte sich wieder der Telefonliste zu. »Brads Vater arbeitet bei der Polizei. « �Bestimmt sagt er, dass er keine Zeit hat. « Jenna warf ihm einen finsteren Blick zu. Er lächelte sie freundlich an. « Jenna verschränkte die Arme vor dem Körper und sog die Wangen ein. »Als Mentor bist du wirklich daneben. « Lucas’ ergrauender Schnurrbart bebte.

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