By Dan Simmons
Retail ePub from September 2013, first time as an ebook
"A literary mystery like no other...A hard-charging, edge-of-the-seat tale." -Milwaukee magazine Sentinel
Darwin Minor travels a deadly highway. A Vietnam veteran grew to become reluctant specialist on studying the wreckage of deadly injuries, Darwin makes use of technological know-how and intuition to solve the true motives of unnatural failures. he's very, first-class at his job.
His newest case delivers to be his such a lot not easy but. A spate of possible random high-speed vehicle injuries has struck the highways of southern California. each one turns out to were staged-yet the individuals have all died. Why may someone devote fraud on the rate of his personal lifestyles? The deeper Darwin digs, the nearer he involves unmasking a world community focusing on intimidation and homicide, whose individuals will do whatever to ensure Darwin quickly suffers a dangerous twist of fate of his personal.
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Allen asked. He stood at the gas barbecue on the rental house’s back porch. Moths ﬂuttered around the porch light. Over his navy blue ﬁsherman’s sweater and khakis Allen wore a Hail to the Chef apron they found hanging on a hook in the pantry. He was a tall, ruggedly handsome thirty-eight-year-old. Susan had fallen in love with his thick, wavy salt-and-pepper hair and pale green eyes. He had a scar on his left cheek that looked like a dimple, so it appeared as if Allen were smiling even when he wasn’t.
Say good-bye, Mattie,” she repeated. ” he called, waving at the stranger with his free hand. The man stood up, but didn’t leave the table. “Hey, listen, I’m sorry. I was just . ” Susan kept walking, pulling Mattie along. But she realized they couldn’t make a clean getaway. They had a long drive ahead, and Mattie would need to use the restroom. She bypassed the glass door exit and headed toward the alcove where there was a wooden highchair along with several orange plastic booster seats in a stack.
In so many ways, it was. She felt lucky to work at home with the part-time consulting-nurse job. Walt was a great dad, very doting. He was an engineer for Boeing, and every afternoon, when he returned home from work, he’d look after Michael so she could have a run, go to the store, or just steal some alone time. Susan remembered many an afternoon, handing the screaming baby to Walt before he even made it through the front door. Walt. If someone had ever told her she’d end up marrying a man who was follicularly challenged, she would have told them they were crazy.
Darwin’s Blade by Dan Simmons