By Carla Neggers
On what's presupposed to be a quiet lengthy weekend in New Hampshire, Deputy U.S. Marshal Mackenzie Stewart is viciously attacked on the lakefront cottage of her good friend, federal pass judgement on Bernadette Peacham. Mackenzie fends off her attacker, yet he manages to flee. every thing indicates he's a deranged drifter--until FBI precise agent Andrew Rook arrives.
With Rook, Mackenzie broke her personal rule to not become involved with an individual in legislation enforcement, yet she is aware he isn't up from Washington, D.C., to set issues instantly among them. He's on a case.
As the quest for the mysterious attacker keeps, the case takes an unforeseen flip whilst Mackenzie follows Rook again to Washington and unearths that Bernadette's former mentor, a once-powerful, now-disgraced pass judgement on who has been supplying Rook with details, has long past lacking. Mackenzie and Rook become aware of the stakes are better than both had imagined, and a grasp felony with not anything left to lose is ready to gamble everything.
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He liked his games too much to risk them. As he passed a tree, something glinted on the ground and he glanced down, frowning when he saw the silvery moonlight reflecting off the necklace there. He’d seen that delicate gold chain before—it belonged to his girl. It was his girl’s. Scooping it up, he tucked it in his pocket and bit back the angry snarl that tried to rise in his throat. It wouldn’t have been good if that had been left here. Not good at all. He’d have to teach her a lesson for that.
Mac … his partner. Best friend. Lover. Killer. Rational, man, you gotta be rational … gotta get out … As the world turned to hell, as voices raged, he kept thinking that. Get out— Ezra tore himself out of the nightmare, ragged breaths sawing in and out of his lungs, a half scream twisting inside his throat. He wanted to rub his hands over his face, but he feared, once more, they’d be covered in blood. Mac’s blood. “Lights,” he mumbled to himself. ” He smacked at the lamp on the bedside table until it came on and then he swung his legs over the side of the bed, staring at his hands.
Stripped down to a pair of low-slung khaki shorts and tennis shoes, he worked. A red bandanna held his sweat-dampened brown hair back from his face and sunglasses hid green eyes. He had a pretty face, a fact he’d been told more than once in his life. Back in school, he’d gotten into more than a few fights because of it. It was just a face, his dad’s face, with his mom’s green eyes. Having that face was both a curse and blessing, as far as he saw it. Girls had been flirting with him for as long as he could remember, even before he was old enough to really understand what flirting was.