After the Crash by Michel Bussi

By Michel Bussi

Hailed as "a novel so impressive that it jogged my memory of interpreting Stieg Larsson for the first actual time" (Sunday instances, UK), a near-million reproduction bestseller in Europe--centered on a sad airplane crash within the Alps and the secret surrounding its in basic terms survivor, an boy or girl girl.

A evening flight from Istanbul sure for Paris, full of 169 vacation tourists, plummets into the Swiss Alps. the only real survivor is a three-month-old girl--thrown from the aircraft onto the snowy mountainside earlier than fireplace rages in the course of the plane. yet babies have been on board. Is the miracle child Lyse-Rose or Emilie? either households breakthrough to say the child--one negative, one strong, prosperous, and dangerous.

Filled with scrumptious twists and riveting mental suspense, After the Crash is an electrifying tale of a two-decade secret, mystery love, and murder--perfect for the readers who swarmed to Stieg Larsson, long gone woman, and the lady at the teach.

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Roy had seen such men. Once, on an excursion special out of Denver, he had run into a "mob" of them, poor devils so depleted in capital that they had had to pool their resources. They were working in a monte swindle. The dealer was cast as the "wise guy," whom the others were determined to take. While he turned his head to argue with the two shills—holding the three cards open on his palm—the roper had drawn a small mark on the top card, winking extravagantly at Roy. " His stage whisper was ridiculously loud.

She came over to the side of the bed. Timidly, she put the palm of her hand to his forehead; let out a startled gasp. "Why, Roy, you're ice cold! What—" Light bloomed over his pillows as she switched on the table lamp. He heard another gasp. "Roy, what's the matter? " "Nothin' . " His lips barely moved. " Suddenly, he had become terribly frightened. He knew, without knowing why, that he was dying. And with the terrible fear of death was an unbearable sadness. Unbearable because there was no one who cared, no one to assuage it.

If you keep out the chicks, you keep out the hookers, and you've got a nice clean respectable place like this one, without a lot of cops hanging around. Why, if a cop comes in here now, I know he's a new man, and I tell him he'd better come back after he checks with headquarters. And he never comes back, Mr. " "I'm pleased to hear that, Mr. Simms," Roy said truthfully. " "Right. A man's got to be," Simms said. "Now, let's see. You wanted a two-room suite, say, parlor, bedroom, and bath. Fact is, we don't have much demand for suites here.

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