By Richard Castle
FROM THE BESTSELLING writer OF HEAT WAVE
When Derrick hurricane had to go away the CIA, he couldn't simply retire. He needed to faux his personal demise. So while his former boss calls in an previous want that might deliver typhoon out of early retirement and again to Washington to enquire a high-profile kidnapping, he is familiar with there has to be extra at stake than the lifetime of a senator's son. operating along, yet now not precisely with, bombshell FBI investigator April Showers, typhoon needs to make experience of a complicated flurry of ransom notes and a classy internet of non-public relationships and foreign politics. He'll resolve the abduction, however the hurricane remains to be brewing . . .
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The nice warfare remains to be raging within the autumn of 1916, while Francesca Hatton's cherished grandfather dies at the kinfolk property in
England's remoted Exe Valley. Grieving for the fellow who raised her, Francesca is shocked to discover an unsigned letter between his results, cursing the Hattons and their descendants. Now a stranger has proven up on her doorstep, accusing her grandfather of being a murderer.
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A Brewing Storm (Derrick Storm, Book 1) by Richard Castle