By Richard Turner
1945 - with the Soviets getting ready to invade Japan's northern islands, a top-secret army install rushes to erase any signal that it ever existed. basically they aren't via sufficient and a mystery from the prior returns to threaten the present.
Present day, a regimen shut safety project for former unique operations soldier Ryan Mitchell and his workforce without warning turns lethal. Drawn right into a deadly online game within which the stability of strength on this planet hangs within the stability, Mitchel races to prevent shadowy forces and their murderous time table earlier than all is misplaced. From war-torn Japan, to Mongolia, to Texas the struggle for survival is on.
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Or Jacques. He had dreamed that he was a murderer, and something of his dream still lurked in the depths of his eyes, crushed be neath the dazzling pressure of the light. 16 rue Delambre, here it was; Sarah lived on the sixth floor, and the elevator was of course out of order. Mathieu walked upstairs. Be hind closed doors servants were at their housework, clad in aprons and with dusters knotted round their heads : for them, too, a day had started. What day? " He heard a faint patter of footsteps; a short, bald man, with light eyes, opened the door with a smile.
Ve Mathieu, for instance-because they had never known youth. But when a chap had really been young, he bore the marks of it for the rest of his life. It might last till twenty-ffve. After that-it was horrible. " Lola's eyes grew pink, and she stepped on Boris's foot. " But Lola said nothing, she in her tum was alone, the moment had indeed come. There was a vague smile on her face, her eyelids were drooping, her face had again shut down upon her happiness. It was a calm, for lorn face. " Last year he had been quite unperturbed, he had never thought about that sort of thing; and now-it was rather ominous that he should so constantly feel that his youth was slipping between his fingers.
Lola's legs began to tremble, and Boris wondered whether they would not both just sink down on the carpet. He pressed Lola to him and felt the rich softness of her breasts. "Ah," murmured Lola. She was leaning backwards, and he was fascinated by that pale head with swollen lips, a veritable Medusa's head. " And he held her yet more tightly. " He detested her; he felt his b ody against hers, hard and gaunt and muscular, he clasped her in his arms and defended her against the years. Then there came upon him a moment of bewilderment and drowsi ness : he looked at Lola's arms, white as an old woman's 1 H E A G E OF R E A S O N 43 hair; it seemed to him that he held old age between his hands and that he must clasp it close and strangle it.
Black Dragon (Ryan Mitchell, Book 2) by Richard Turner