By Richard Matheson
Govt mathematician Chris Barton lives a regimen life—until, on the finish of a standard workday, he reveals his motor vehicle lacking from the worker parking zone. while he ultimately arrives domestic, there's a stranger residing in his house—a guy who claims to be him. Thrust all at once right into a surreal global the place the facts of his senses can't be depended on and strangers are attempting to kill him, Chris needs to steer clear of violent assassins whereas following a path of cryptic clues to regain his lifestyles.
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The suit had booties but she still did what Rhyme always insisted on – put rubber bands on her feet to distinguish her prints from the victim's and the perp's. Mounting the earphones on her head and adjusting the stalk mike, she hooked up her Motorola. She called in a landline patch and a moment later a complex arrangement of communications systems brought the low voice of Lincoln Rhyme into her ear. " "Yep. " He chuckled. "And now they want us to find him. Do we have to clean up for everybody's mistakes?
Sellitto called. She glanced back. "Just wondering . . " "Nope," she said, silently thanking him for reminding her that there was a missing murderer last seen nearby. Another of Lincoln Rhyme's crime-scene aphorisms: search well but watch your back. She tapped the butt of her Glock to remind herself exactly where it was in case she needed to draw fast – the holster rode slightly higher when she wore the Tyvek jumpsuit – and continued the search. "Okay, got something," she told Rhyme a moment later.
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7 Steps to Midnight by Richard Matheson