For my parents Roy and Pauline, my partner Nick Webster, and to the memory of John Pakosta
John Jacob Ford's morning began at 3:03 with a call from Paul Geezler, Advisor to the Division Chief, Europe, for HOSCO International.
He's ready for her after the lesson when she comes out of the building.Rike looks quickly up and down the street as if she might be ready for him also. As soon as she passes by the café he steps forward, strides, in pace, right behind her. 'Take the book.' She turns to face him, rolls her eyes. 'You again.' 'Take the book.' 'No.' 'Take it.' 'No.' 'Take it. Take it. Take it. Take it.' She doesn't respond. In fact, she's not even bothered by him. She isn't threatened at all. 'Take the book. Take the book. Take the book.'
She will wait by the door, and when he returns he will come into the room and she will shut the door, even if she has to remain inside, because there needs to be an end.
This is The Kills: Sutler, The Massive, The Kill, The Hit. The Kills is an epic novel of crime and conspiracy told in four books. It begins with a man on the run and ends with a burned body. Moving across continents, characters and genres, there will be no more ambitious or exciting novel in 2013. In a ground-breaking collaboration between author and publisher, Richard House has also created multimedia content that takes you beyond the boundaries of the book and into the characters' lives outside its pages.… (more)