Watch the Skies (Daniel X, Book 2)

By James Patterson, Ned Rust

LIGHTS
All's quiet within the small city of Holliswood. tv units, pcs, and conveyable units are aglow in each domestic, lecture room, and shop. but now not all is ideal. Evil is lurking, simply out of sight, in the back of the display.

CAMERA
Residing during this sleepy city is a villain with extra ambition than the area can face up to. Twisted past cause, he's lifeless set on throwing Holliswood into chaos and documenting the destruction of each individual in it, together with Daniel X.

EXTERMINATION
The basically one that can cease this made-for-TV tyrant, Daniel needs to use his impressive energy to avoid wasting the city. yet this devilish director has assembled an all-star group of his personal construction and vows to level the main surprising finale the area has ever visible. Can Daniel X cease this deranged outlaw--or will he locate himself at the slicing room flooring?

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