By Alan Glenn

ISBN-10: 0553593579

ISBN-13: 9780553593570

A stable cop. a nasty selection. permit background be the judge.

In 1943, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Sam Miller is a cop aiding a relations and attempting to remain at the correct aspect of his boss, the legislation, and his judgment of right and wrong. Then a physique is located via the railroad tracks, a host tattooed at the victim’s wrist. it's a case Sam may possibly stroll clear of. it's a case he'll be ordered to drop. And it's case that leads him right into a deadly vortex of politics, espionage, uprising, and foreign intrigue.

As conflict rages in Europe, a brand new strength rises in the United States. And the folks Sam thinks he is familiar with best—his spouse, his brother, his colleagues—reveal new identities. In a previously close-knit urban through the ocean, the place not anyone is above suspicion and not anyone is secure, an international summit is ready to occur. On that day, historical past might be replaced. And thousands of individuals will dwell or die, all simply because Sam Miller has been an exceptional cop—faced with a truly undesirable selection.

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At any rate, Mrs. " "Well, I'm glad to hear you say so, Tom Swift, though it sounds a dreadful thing to say. But if he did go off of his own accord, I know he did it for the best. And he may not have told me, for fear I would worry. I can understand that. " Tom had been rather dreading that question. It was one he had asked himself, and he had found no good answer for it. If there had been such need of haste, that an airship had to be used. why had not Mr. Damon come back ere this? Unless, as Tom feared to admit, even to himself, there had been some accident.

I shall make a complaint against him to the navigation authorities," said Mr. Ralston, who was looking after the girls. " With renewed thanks to Tom and Ned, the rescued girls were rowed off to their homes, while the interrupted water carnival was continued. " remarked Ned, when they were once more under way. "Yes. " "And it isn't a good sign, either," murmured Ned. For some minutes after that Tom did not speak. " "Far from it. " "And I've got a wet suit of clothes where that nice young lady fainted in my arms.

Asked the wife. "First let me ask you a question," came from Tom. "You said you were awakened by a peculiar noise. " "Why, a whirring, throbbing noise, likelike" She paused for a comparison. " asked Tom, with a good deal of eagerness. " cried Mrs. Damon. "I was trying to think where I had heard the sound before. " exclaimed the young inventor. " asked Ned. "The manner of Mr. Damon's disappearance. " Mrs. Damon stared at Tom in amazement. " she asked. Quickly Tom told of what had happened at his place.

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