The Husband: A Novel

By Dean Koontz

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We have your spouse. You get her again for 2 million cash. On a typical afternoon, a regular guy, a gardener of modest potential, will get a cellphone name out of his worst nightmare. The caller is useless critical. He doesn’t care that Mitch can’t bring up that sort of cash. If she’s every thing to you, then you’ll have the ability.
 
Mitch loves his spouse greater than existence itself. He’s received sixty hours to turn out it. He has to discover the 2 million through then. yet he’ll pay much more. He’ll pay anything.

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I do know. ” “What you probably did to the dogwalker—I knew you had not anything to lose. I knew I couldn’t mess with you. ” “This is simply a bit additional insurance,” the kidnapper acknowledged. “We like assurance. There’s a butcher knife lacking from the rack there on your kitchen. ” Mitch didn’t trouble to verify the declare. “We wrapped it with considered one of your T-shirts and 2 your blue denims. the garments are stained with Holly’s blood. ” They have been expert, okay, similar to she had stated. “That package deal is hidden in your property,” the kidnapper persisted. “You couldn’t simply locate it, yet police canines will. ” “I get the image. ” “I knew you will. You aren’t silly. That’s why we’ve got ourselves quite a bit coverage. ” “What now? Make feel of this complete factor for me. ” “Not but. without delay you’re very emotional, Mitch. That’s no longer stable. while you’re now not in charge of your feelings, you’re more likely to make a mistake. ” “I’m solid,” Mitch guaranteed him, even though his middle nonetheless stormed and his blood thundered in his ears. “You don’t have any room for a mistake, Mitch. now not one. So i need you to cool, like I acknowledged. while you’ve obtained your head instantly, then we’ll speak about the location. I’ll name you at six o’clock. ” even though ultimate on his knees, Mitch opened his eyes, checked his watch. “That’s over and a part hours. ” “You’re nonetheless on your paintings outfits. You’re soiled. Take a pleasant scorching bathe. You’ll suppose larger. ” “You’ve gotta be kidding me. ” “Anyway, you’ll must be extra presentable. bathe, switch, after which depart the home, cross someplace, wherever. simply be certain your cellphone is totally charged. ” “I’d really wait the following. ” “That’s no strong, Mitch. the home is full of stories of Holly, all over the place you glance. Your nerves should be rubbed uncooked. i want you to be much less emotional. ” “Yeah. o.k.. ” “One thing more. i would like you to hear this…. ” Mitch suggestion they have been going to curl a scream of ache from Holly back, to stress how powerless he was once to guard her. He acknowledged, “Don’t. ” rather than Holly, he heard taped voices, transparent opposed to a faint history hiss. the 1st voice used to be his personal: “I’ve by no means visible a guy murdered prior to. ” “You don’t get used to it. ” “I bet no longer. ” “It’s worse while it’s a woman…a girl or a baby. ” the second one voice belonged to Detective Taggart. The kidnapper stated, “If you had spilled your guts to him, Mitch, Holly will be lifeless now. ” at the hours of darkness smoky glass of the oven door, he observed the mirrored image of a face that appeared to be searching at him from a window in Hell. “Taggart’s one among you. ” “Maybe he's. might be now not. you have to simply suppose that everyone is certainly one of us, Mitch. That’ll be more secure for you, and much more secure for Holly. every body is one in all us. ” they'd equipped a field round him. Now they have been placing at the lid. “Mitch, I don’t are looking to go away you on this sort of darkish be aware. i would like to place you comfortable approximately anything. i would like you to grasp that we won’t contact her. ” “You hit her. ” “I’ll hit her back if she doesn’t do what she’s advised. yet we won’t contact her. We aren’t rapists, Mitch.

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