Aftershock (H.I.V.E, Book 7) by Mark Walden

By Mark Walden

Scheming, extorting, menacing and normal evilness are not anything new on the planet of villainy - certainly it's anticipated. yet there are codes of behavior. in the past. In an try and purge the worldwide League of Villainous businesses of its extra harmful parts, Dr Nero has underestimated the crafty and assets of these who oppose him. in the meantime, Otto and the remainder of the Alpha movement were despatched to start their so much feared workout: the quest, within the icy wastes of Siberia. yet there's a traitor of their midst. the 1st strike opposed to Nero may be a strike opposed to the Alpha move. Villain-kind is on the point of CIVIL conflict.

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He’d also told them that I was the one who had treated his wounds. ” Finn asked. “First I tried to explain to my father-in-law that I knew nothing of Alberto’s activities—that I wasn’t interested in politics. I think he understood, but he told me he was powerless to intervene. To do so would put the rest of his family in danger. ” Kozlowski pressed. Salazar shrugged. “It wasn’t difficult. My father-in-law knew people who could help. A. neighborhood populated largely by El Salvadoran refugees—many of them former members of the death squads.

As was his custom, he debated leaving the lights off and stumbling his way to bed in the 32 INNOCENCE dark. He had no plans to eat anything, and the thought of facing the apartment depressed him. He knew, though, that living in a world of denial and avoidance depressed him more. The lights came on eagerly as he flipped the switch, as though they’d been waiting to torment him. They threw shadows off those items that hurt him most: the couch he had purchased with her and struggled to cram up the narrow staircase and into the apartment, laughing through the entire ordeal; the antique globe she’d had since college, on which they’d traced the paths of all the trips they’d planned to take together; the watercolor she’d bought on their first vacation together down on the Cape.

We’d love to, but the DA’s office and the city refuse to give us the samples to be tested. They say that the case has been decided, and they won’t open up the investigation again. ” Finn shook his head. ” Dobson heaved a heavy sigh, folding his fingers together. ” “Ah,” Finn said. It had suddenly become clear why Dobson had come to him. ” Dobson shook his head. ” “You think the argument will be better received by Judge Cavanaugh if it’s coming from someone he knows? ” Finn waved his hand dismissively.

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