By David Baldacci
In Paradise, not anything is what it seems...
Army distinctive Agent John Puller is the easiest there's. A wrestle veteran, Puller is the guy the U.S. military is determined by to enquire the hardest crimes dealing with the state. Now he has a brand new case--but this time, the crime is own: His aunt has been chanced on useless in Paradise, Florida.
A picture-perfect city on Florida's Gulf Coast, Paradise prospers at the prosperous travelers and retirees attracted to its beautiful climate and shores. The neighborhood police have governed his aunt's demise an unlucky, tragic coincidence. yet prior to she died, she mailed a letter to Puller's father, telling him that underneath its appealing veneer, Paradise isn't really all it kind of feels to be.
What Puller unearths convinces him that his aunt's demise used to be no twist of fate . . . and that the palm timber and sandy shorelines of Paradise could cover a conspiracy so surprising that a few will visit unthinkable lengths to ensure if truth be told by no means published.
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