By Jeffery Deaver

"Astonishing" (New York occasions e-book Review) suspense grasp Jeffery Deaver brings again investigative agent Kathryn Dance (The drowsing Doll) in a well timed and chilling bestseller.

Roadside crosses are showing alongside the highways of the Monterey Peninsula, now not as memorials to previous injuries yet as markers for fatalities but to come back . . . and someone, armed with info gleaned from careless and all-too-personal weblog postings, intends to hold out these killings. Kathryn Dance and her C.B.I. staff understand whilst the assaults will occur, yet who would be the sufferers? Her physique language services leads her to a up to date deadly vehicle crash, and to the driving force, Travis Brigham, a gaming-obsessed youngster who’s develop into the objective of vicious cyberbullies. And whilst Travis disappears, Kathryn needs to lead a livid manhunt within the elusive international of bloggers and social networking, the place not anything is because it turns out. . . .

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Whatever that may aid us determine tips on how to outthink him. ” however the boy bothered. “You quite don’t be aware of a great deal approximately Travis, do you? ” Dance used to be approximately to claim they knew all an excessive amount of. yet interviewers comprehend whilst to enable the topic take over. With a look at Boling, she acknowledged, “No, i assume we don’t. ” “I are looking to exhibit you something,” Jason acknowledged, status up. “Where? ” “In Aetheria. ” KATHRYN DANCE once more assumed the identification of the avatar Greenleaf, who used to be totally resurrected. As Jason typed, the nature seemed at the monitor in a wooded area clearing. As sooner than, the surroundings was once appealing, the photographs astonishingly transparent. Dozens of individuals have been wandering round, a few armed, a few sporting luggage or packs, a few top animals. “This is Otovius, the place Travis and me hang around much. It’s a pleasant position. . . . You brain? ” He bent ahead towards the keys. “No,” Dance informed him. “Go forward. ” He typed, then bought a message: “Kiaruya isn't logged on. ” “Bummer. ” “Who’s that? ” Boling requested. “My spouse. ” “Your what? ” Dance requested the seventeen-year-old. He blushed. “We received married a pair months in the past. ” She laughed in astonishment. “Last 12 months I met this woman within the video game. She’s completely cool. She’s been all through the Southern Mountains. by way of herself! She didn’t die as soon as. And me and her take to each other. We went on a few quests. I proposed. good, kind of she did. yet i needed to too. And we bought married. ” “Who is she particularly? ” “Some woman in Korea. yet she received a foul grade in a few her classes—” “In the genuine global? ” Boling requested. “Yeah. So her mom and dad took away her account. ” “You’re divorced? ” “Naw, simply on carry for your time. until she will get her math rankings as much as a B back. ” Jason further, “Funny.

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