By Thomas Perry
Jane Whitefield, mythical half-Indian shadow consultant who spirits hunted humans clear of sure dying, hasn't ever had a shopper like Dr. Richard Dahlman. A recognized plastic doctor who has committed his lifestyles to therapeutic, the nice health practitioner hasn't a clue why stalkers are out for his blood. yet he understands Jane Whitefield's name--and that she is his simply wish. once more Jane plays her magic, prime Dahlman in a nightmare flight throughout the USA, just a heartbeat prior to pursuers whose chief is identical to Jane: a raven-haired attractiveness who has stolen her identify, acceptance, and techniques--not to save lots of lives, yet to break them. . . .
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Here,” got here the quiet voice at the back of her. She whirled. “Where? ” Dahlman slowly stood up at the back of the low brick wall on the finish of the lot. She stepped to the wall and helped him swing his legs over it. “Did you spot what they did whilst I came? ” “They threw whatever over the wall. Over there somewhere. I heard it yet I couldn’t see what it was once. ” Jane didn’t have to see. She vaulted over the brick wall and walked the weedy patch among the 2 parking plenty. She came across first one gun, then the opposite just a couple of toes away, picked them up, and ran to the police automobile. She seemed round anxiously. “Get in. ” Jane helped him ease his physique into the passenger’s seat, then passed him the 2 weapons. “Hold those. ” She became off the flashing lighting and drove quick out of the lot and up a depressing aspect road, then grew to become and drove up one other. She drove until eventually she handed a home a mile away with its lighting fixtures off and a on the market signal caught at the garden. She stopped, subsidized up, and pulled into the driveway. She opened the storage door, acquired again into the auto, and drove within. She opened Dahlman’s door and helped him out. “Do you think that you could stroll a bit farther on your own? ” He stated, “Yes. ” “Then commence strolling up the road in that path. I’ll seize up. ” “What are you doing? ” “Go,” she stated. once she might see that Dahlman was once on track, Jane closed the storage door, became at the headlights, and located a rag putting on a nail at the storage wall. She speedy wiped the guidance wheel, the shotgun, the door handles, the shifter, then opened the trunk and located the froth fireplace extinguisher. She sprayed it liberally contained in the motor vehicle, then wiped the extinguisher off too, and tossed it onto front seat. the froth may damage any fingerprints she had neglected. She grew to become off the headlights and stepped out the small door behind the storage. She walked alongside the home to the road and moved quickly after Dahlman. whilst she stuck up with him, she stated, “I don’t wish you to faint or give way. yet are you able to stroll a bit quicker? ” “Do i've got a call? ” “Sure. you may get stuck. ” He became his head to concentration his sharp grey eyes on her. “Suppose these males had noticeable your face—figured out that the police automobile was once stolen? that you just weren’t a police officer? ” Jane shrugged. “They have been nonetheless taking walks in a carpark. they can see I had a truly colossal motor vehicle, and suspect that there has been a truly immense shotgun inside of it. ” “But believe they'd guessed that these have been simply a part of the bluff? ” Jane checked out him with quiet sincerity in her eyes. “If they'd guessed that, then certainly one of them might have tire tracks on his chest, and the opposite could have a five-inch gap in his. This isn’t a online game. ” 4 Jake Reinert hung up the phone, wear his jacket with sluggish deliberation, diminished his weight rigorously down all the entrance steps, and walked to his motor vehicle. He have been Jane Whitefield’s neighbor for her first thirty-one years, and had lived beside her mom and dad and grandparents for the 40 years ahead of that.