By David Morrell
An ex-marine needs to cease a perilous palms broker sooner than he kills back during this high-action mystery from long island instances bestselling writer David Morrell.
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Nor was he puzzled by the intruder’s joyless clothing; even an island paradise couldn’t relax some harried business travelers. What did puzzle him, however, was that the man approached with a resolve that suggested he had come specifically because of Malone, but Malone had not told anyone where he would be. He took all this in while appearing not to do so, using the need of tilting his head toward his palette to disguise his periodic glances in the man’s direction. As he intensified the scarlet on his canvas, he heard the intruder come so close that the crunch of his shoes was distinct.
An old friend who showed up unexpectedly for a week of diving and windsurfing. As far as anybody can tell, I’m still in corporate security. When Bellasar checks me out, he won’t find any tie between me and the Agency. ” “The thing is, I was hoping you’re still a soldier,” Jeb said. ” Malone stepped closer. ” The surf seemed to pound louder. Spray drifted over them as they stared at each other. ” Jeb massaged the bullet scar on his thigh. ” “What are you talking about? ” Malone raised his hands in exasperation.
He had then hired a prizewinning Mexican architect to design the house. The attractive sprawling one-story structure was made from a normally unattractive substance, concrete, which was less affected by the region’s humidity than the upright wooden poles lashed together that formed the walls of many homes on the island. Every corner and edge of the concrete was contoured, eliminating sharp angles, softening its appearance. It was stuccoed a dazzling white, enhanced by numerous colorful flowering shrubs, and topped with a roof of thatched palm fronds, providing a traditional look.
Burnt Sienna by David Morrell