By Iris Johansen
An elusive killer...a lethal obsession...and a girl who needs to wreck him--or develop into his subsequent victim.
Some may kill to understand what Caitlin Vasaro is familiar with. For the secrets and techniques she’s saved hidden all her existence are the sort that the wealthy and the strong will do whatever to own. yet no longer even Caitlin is aware how a lot possibility she is in--or how a ways an individual will visit hunt her down. yet she is set to determine whilst she enters a enterprise take care of the mysterious and charismatic Alex Karazov and joins the quest for one of many world’s so much coveted treasures, the Wind Dancer, an historic statue of mythical attractiveness and gear. yet Kazarov is a perilous guy who has an excellent extra risky enemy and all at once Caitlin is thrust right into a shadow global of intrigue and deception, not able to belief someone, no longer even the single guy who might help. Now she needs to outsmart the cleverest of killers, a psychopath keen about the Wind Dancer whose ruthless plan spans continents and whose deadly rampage won’t cease at one death...or two...or even three--not till he eventually will get what he wishes: the key Caitlin will die to maintain.
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It intended whatever to me, Alex. ” “A Pegasus is a fairy-tale creature. it is going to have captured the mind's eye of any baby. ” really a baby as overlooked through her mom and dad as Caitlin had evidently been. “A flying horse which can take you away to the celebs. ” “No, that wasn’t it. It was once . . . it was once as though we had a mystery not anyone else knew. ” She shook her head helplessly. “Only I don’t comprehend it but both. ” She lifted her gaze to fulfill his personal. “But he desires me to understand his mystery. He wishes me to be the single to discover out—” She stopped, trying to find phrases. “What? ” “Don’t you spot? The Wind Dancer has been considered as an item of strength by means of one of the most terrific leaders in historical past. There needed to be a reason behind them to think like that. ” “It’s very worthwhile. valuable items are frequently regarded upon with reverence and virtually spiritual awe. ” “No, it’s more—” Her eyes have been without warning shining brilliantly within the lamplight. “Oh, I’m no longer asserting it was once wear earth via extraterrestrial beings from outer house or that it’s a few kind of spiritual image. however it exists, anyone created it, and there needs to be a explanation for it to have such an influence on we all. The inscription capability anything. ” “A recipe for chopped—” He stopped the flippant reaction in midsentence as he observed her expression. After months of silence at the topic she was once ultimately speaking to him and deserved larger. “Time for mattress. ” He straightened clear of the table and pulled her to her toes. “You can sneak down right here to check these photos yet again. The Wind Dancer has been round for millions of years. i feel we will be able to suppose will probably be round the next day. ” She sighed. “You do imagine I’m loopy. ” “No. ” He feathered a kiss on her temple as he propelled her towards the door of the research. “I think you might have an idiosyncrasy i've got difficulty accepting. yet seeing that Alexander the nice seemingly had an analogous quirk concerning the Wind Dancer, i will be able to hardly ever criticize you. ” “You don’t think it’s attainable. I didn’t imagine you are going to. ” “I can’t think what you think. I didn’t develop up bedazzled via a statue or operating via fields of plants. My international has continuously been based on tough, chilly common sense. ” He stopped on the foot of the curving staircase and touched the aspect of her throat with mild palms. “But i would like to think you. turn out it to me. exhibit me, Caitlin. ” She gazed at him gravely after which her face lit with a luminous smile. “I will. ” As she grew to become and commenced up the steps she glanced again at him. “Aren’t you coming? ” “I’ll be correct up once I positioned the pictures away and switch off the sunshine. ” He grinned. “That’s something I discovered decades in the past. regularly positioned away your puzzle items adequately so they’re now not lost. ” “I won’t have any beneficial items to place away till Peter sends me that translation,” she grumbled. “I continuously get the answering desktop while I name now. ” “And he doesn’t name you again? ” “No, he simply expresses me one other batch of pictures within the subsequent day’s mail. Do you already know what number 1000's of images i've got in that table drawer now?