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Against the Sun (The Raines of Wind Canyon, Book 6) by Kat Martin

By Kat Martin

Hundreds of thousands of lives are at the line. yet for him, just one actually matters. 

It's no longer in bodyguard Jake Cantrell's task description to proportion his suspicions along with his assignments. appealing govt Sage Dumont will be dependable, yet Jake's no longer on her payroll. As a former exact forces marine, Jake trusts his intestine, and it's telling him there's anything off a couple of cargo arriving at Marine Drilling foreign. His intuition is aroused...in extra methods than one. 

A savvy businesswoman, Sage is familiar with greater than to take a few employed gun's "hunch" as gospel. And but she is studying to not underestimate the guy her grandfather employed to guard her. made up our minds to end up Jake mistaken, Sage does a few digging of her personal and turns up lethal information she was once by no means intended to see. 

Drawn right into a terrifying internet of lies and deceit-and into emotions they can't find the money for to explore-what Jake and Sage discover can be frighteningly worse than they ever imagined.

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For a second I knew what it was and said, "That ain't god, that's a horseshoe crab. " He was grinning at me like I was about to get a good joke only I didn't know it. "Three weeks! " This was the first time I'd ever heard him express this viewpoint. Normally he begged to be believed, threatened to be believed, threw tantrums until you believed his lies. " "Well, that ain't what it ain't. " He brought the crab out of the crate and set it down in the dust. It didn't move, and I figured it must really just be dead.

But it was dust 49 douglas clegg upon dust, and my fingers painted dirt circles without ever cleaning a way to the daylight. Sumter pointed out a stack of dirty magazines: old Playboys, women's lingerie catalogues, and his pride and joy, a cutout in the form of a pair of glasses, but these were a woman's breasts — titties; Sumter giggled because he loved that word so much. He picked his cutout tits up and draped them across the bridge of his nose. " Despite the fact that the Playboys had the most female nakedness on display, Sumter's prize dirty pictures had been culled from the pages of National Geographic: endless clippings of topless African women with their lips extended, with a dozen metal rings around their necks, and all with long breasts like dark socks filled with toilet paper, tattoos along their bellies, a look in their eyes as if they were not even aware of their nudity.

He whispered, "It's god. " He pointed to a place I had always seen and never noticed, as if it had been a blank spot, a hole in the world. Even though I knew the place had existed there every summer we'd come up to the Retreat, I had no curiosity about it, I had no thought for it. "In Neverland," Sumter said. The shack was falling apart, and I thought when I was younger that it was some kind of old outhouse, given that it stood within a quarter mile of the Retreat, hidden back among the trees, and it looked and smelled pretty bad.

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