By Simon Toyne

Hunted. Hounded. Haunted

She is crucial individual on the earth. She is The Key

Journalist Liv Adamsen has escaped from the hugely secretive fort on the center of the traditional urban of spoil and now lies in isolation, looking at health center partitions as clean as her reminiscence. regardless of her lack of ability to keep in mind her previous, whatever unusual is stirring inside of her. She feels possessed through a sen-sation she can't identify and suffering from whispers merely she will be able to pay attention: "KuShiKaam," the major

To others the that means is apparent. For a mercenary working within the Syrian wilderness, a guy recognized merely as "the Ghost," Liv may well carry the major to 1 of history's strongest secrets and techniques. For the brotherhood of clergymen within the Citadel--now cursed via a negative plague--her go back to Turkey could be the basically technique to be certain their survival. And for a strong faction in Vatican urban, her very lifestyles threatens the luck of a determined plan to save lots of the church from wreck

At the heart of occasions that defy rationalization and hunted via a person she believes can be attempting to kill her, Liv turns to the one individual she will be able to trust--a starting place employee named Gabriel Mann. jointly they have to elude trap and trip to where the place all lifestyles begun. From long island to Rome to the deserts of the center East, worlds collide in a race to discover a revelation courting from the production of guy during this electrifying follow-up to the overseas bestseller Sanctus

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He placed a bite block between Larry’s jaws and taped the tube into place. As he stripped off his gloves the nurse asked, “His mother’s in his room. ” Her way of dumping responsibility of breaking the bad news on him rather than the ED physician. Nurses tend to protect their own, he knew. In the ED he was the outsider. He glanced at the respiratory tech. She nodded toward the door. ” Tyler sucked a deep breath, stepped out of the cramped scanner room, and stood in the hall wrestling with an explanation Larry’s mother might understand.

The PI’s radiation boys determine the dosage, it’s double checked, then sent back here electronically where it goes into the patient’s chart automatically. It’s only after I double-check the dose that Larry’s given treatment. It’s all done by computer. ” “Right. No chance of human error. ” He considered this suggestion a moment. “I dunno . . ” D e ad l y E r r o r s | 45 Michelle threw up both hands. “Okay, okay, you made your point. The protocol is inviolate. But what about someone else? ” “Impossible.

She recited it. He scribbled it on a Post-It. ” 16 | A l l e n W y l e r His throat constricted, his eyes misted. “Me too, Nancy. Gotta run. ” Reluctantly he hit the disconnect button and dialed the ED. “Doctor Mathews answering. ” “Thanks for getting back to me right away. ” Tyler’s heart sank. “What? ” “No. Worse than that. ” “Herniating? ” “That’s all well and good, but that’s sure as hell what it looks like from this end. ” Papilledema. A bad sign meaning the nerves at the back of the eyes were full of fluid from elevated pressure inside the skull.

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