Beach Road by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

By James Patterson, Peter de Jonge

Montauk attorney Tom Dunleavy's patron checklist is woefully small - occasional actual property closings slightly preserve him in paper clips. while he's employed to safeguard a neighborhood guy accused in a triple homicide that has the East Hampton international in an uproar, he understands that he has stumbled on the case of his lifetime.
The crime turns the glittering playground for the super-rich right into a blazing inferno. Dunleavy's purchaser is a neighborhood hero, yet Dunleavy understands the case rests atop a volcano of cash, deception, and forbidden wants. His shopper is the proper fall man - except he can locate the main that unlocks the key rooms of the gilt-shrouded set.
When Dunleavy is joined by means of his former flame, the savvy and well-connected lawyer, Kate Costello, he believes he has an opportunity. yet payback is a whinge - in particular from the wealthy. The violent retaliations of billionaires threatened by way of his research exceed whatever Dunleavy has ever visible. With the whole nation's eyes on him in a brand new Trial of the Century, Dunleavy orchestrates a sequence of revelations that result in a gorgeous end result - in basic terms to discover in a while that the fact is wilder than something he ever imagined.

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Hey, Neen,” called Greg. ” A reporter on television talked about a man with a gunshot wound found by the roadside in Tacoma. The injured man refused to give his name and he had no identification on him. The reporter gave a brief description of the six-foot African American man. ” Greg looked up at Neen. “You realize they’ll step up their efforts to kill us now. ” She sat beside him. ” He cocked his head and gave her a tentative smile. ” Being with him and sleeping in the same bed brought back a flood of tender feelings, but she had no delusions this time.

She no longer had a home. Neen found it ransacked when she returned from Los Angeles, and since then she hadn’t been able to stay anywhere long enough to call it home. Julio Ruiz and his trigger-happy goons had turned her into a nomad. She glanced around the messy living room. The furniture looked well-worn and comfortable, including a recliner that had been patched with duck tape. A clutter of newspapers, car magazines, dirty socks, empty food wrappers, and dirty dishes covered the coffee table and part of the floor.

She was naked in the spa that night and he turned away. The humiliation of his rejection still stung. “Neen, I couldn’t undress because—” “Because you don’t like pushy women? ” She lifted her chin. “Or do you have another woman’s name tattooed on your tush? ” “The hell it didn’t. ” Her eyes flashed with fire as she realized he told the truth. “Oh, you’re really going to pay for that one. ” If looks could kill, he’d already be six feet under. He pointed to the bed. “I’ll take the side by the door.

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Beach Road by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge
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