By Sidney Sheldon
All around the world, individuals are being mentioned useless or missing.
In Berlin, a lady vanishes from the town streets. In Paris, a guy plunges from the Eiffel Tower. In Denver, a small aircraft crashes into the mountains. In long island, a physique washes ashore alongside the East River. firstly those appear to be random incidents, however the police quickly detect that every one 4 of the sufferers are hooked up to Kingsley foreign team (KIG), the biggest imagine tank within the world.
Kelly Harris and Diane Stevens younger widows of 2 of the sufferers stumble upon one another in long island, the place they've been requested to fulfill with Tanner Kingsley, the top of KIG. He assures them that he's utilizing all on hand assets to determine who's in the back of the mysterious deaths in their husbands. yet he should be too past due. anyone is motive on murdering either ladies, they usually undergo a harrowing sequence of close to escapes. who's attempting to kill them and why?
Forced jointly for defense, suspicious of one another and everybody round them, and looking for solutions for themselves, the 2 widows embark on a terrifying online game of cat and mouse opposed to the unknown forces out to ruin them.
Taut with suspense and bright characterization, filled with stunning twists, and with an unnervingly lifelike premise that can regulate all of our lives, the long-awaited Are You scared of the Dark? is Sidney Sheldon on the best of his game.
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Kelly slowly let it drop to the floor. " He was looking at her in surprise. " * * * A LIMOUSINE BROUGHT Kelly back to her apartment. The salon manager had wanted to send someone to be with her, but Kelly had refused. She wanted to be alone. Now, as she walked in through the entrance, Kelly saw the concierge, Philippe Cendre, and a man in overalls, surrounded by a group of tenants. One of the tenants said, "Poor Madame Lapointe. " The man in overalls held up two jagged ends of a heavy cable. "It was no accident, madame.
Everyone has to start somewhere. You have to be the magician . . make the magic happen. * * * EARLY THE NEXT morning, Kelly was in the library to see Mrs. Houston. Mrs. Houston looked up, surprised to see Kelly in the library so early. "Good morning, Kelly. " Kelly took a deep breath. "I would like to try being a model. " Mrs. Houston smiled. "I do. I looked in the New York telephone directory. " Mrs. Houston took a typed sheet of paper from her purse and handed it to Kelly. " She squeezed Kelly's hand.
She was repelled. She turned them all down. Saturdays, when there was no school and Kelly's chores were finished, she would hurry to the public library and spend the afternoon reading. Lisa Marie Houston, the librarian, was an intelligent, sympathetic woman with a quiet, friendly manner and whose clothes were as unpretentious as her personality. Seeing Kelly in the library so often, Mrs. Houston became curious. One day she said, "It's nice to see a young person enjoying reading so much. " It was the opening gambit of a friendship.