By Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg
NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER
Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg, bestselling authors of The Heist, return during this action-packed, interesting experience that includes grasp con artist Nicolas Fox and die-hard FBI agent Kate O’Hare. And this time round, issues pass from sizzling to nuclear whilst executive secrets and techniques are at the line.
the world over popular thief and con artist Nicolas Fox is known for working complex and bold scams. His maximum con of all: convincing the FBI to staff him up with the one one that has ever stuck him, and the single girl to ever catch his awareness, exact Agent Kate O’Hare. jointly they’ll move undercover to swindle and seize the world’s such a lot wanted—and untouchable—criminals.
Their most up-to-date aim is Carter Grove, a former White condo leader of employees and the ruthless chief of a personal protection organization. Grove has stolen an extraordinary chinese language artifact from the Smithsonian, against the law that would torpedo U.S. family members with China if it ever turns into public. Nick and Kate needs to paintings less than the radar—and opposed to the clock—to devise a plan to thieve the piece again. Confronting Grove’s elite assassins, Nick and Kate depend on the talents in their ragtag group, together with a flamboyant actor, a Geek Squad techie, and a band of AARP-card-carrying mercenaries led by means of none except Kate’s dad.
A bold heist and a perilous chase lead Nick and Kate from Washington, D.C., to Shanghai, from the highlands of Scotland to the underbelly of Montreal. yet it’ll take greater than loss of life threats, informed henchmen, sleepless nights, and the destiny of a dynasty’s worthwhile heirloom to outsmart Fox and O’Hare.
Praise for The Chase
“Fast and interesting . . . new thrills and event on each page.”—Examiner.com
“The motion by no means stops . . . and a funny tone retains every little thing relocating at a enjoyable clip.”—Associated Press
“Great enjoyable, with lots of twists.”—The Sacramento Bee
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Kate picked out the one construction which could in all likelihood be a pub. It used to be a low-slung, lopsided two-story cottage that hunkered down on a barren patch of land on the fringe of the village. a number of rustic picnic tables and benches have been positioned out entrance. Smoke curled from the chimney. “Not precisely Beverly Hills,” Kate acknowledged. “And Duff isn’t Cary supply. ” the trail to the pub was once uphill and slick with rain, however it wasn’t a miles stroll. Nick driven the heavy wood pub door open they usually stepped within. a huge hearth with a stone fire ruled one wall. a fireplace was once roaring within the fire, and the encompassing wall used to be black with soot. basically the flue didn’t continuously paintings completely. The ceiling used to be low, with uncovered beams supported by means of posts that have been squared-off tree trunks. The tables and chairs have been hand-carved from thick blocks of wooden that have been smoothed through centuries of use. The bar appeared to were developed out of discovered items, a mixture of stone, brick, bottle glass, and mortar crowned with a glittery, varnished wooden counter. The temperature within the room used to be tropical, and the air used to be heavy with the scent of charred applewood. there have been 3 males within the room, sitting on the bar and one status in the back of it. the lads gave the impression of stumbled on items themselves, as tough because the nation-state, their epidermis weathered and difficult from years of being lashed via the wind and sea. the guy in the back of the counter, whom Kate judged to be in his past due sixties, appeared like the results of an insane clinical scan to move a Scottish terrier with a guy. His brown eyes and bulbous nostril peeked out from hairy eyebrows and a grizzly, overgrown mustache and beard, all of which mixed to virtually conceal his whole face with hair. She figured this needed to be Duff MacTaggert. “Nicolas Fox. You’re the final guy I ever anticipated to work out stroll via my door,” Duff stated in a heavy Scottish accessory. “I can nonetheless think your knife in my again. ” “My God, you’ve turn into a fats, bushy outdated bastard,” Nick stated, shedding his bag through the door and shutting the gap to the bar. the 2 males on the bar tensed. They have been large and brawny, with fingers like baseball mitts. Kate might see the faint bulge of weapons tucked into their pants lower than their cable-knit sweaters. it appears they inspiration that if hassle got here, it will watch for them to raise up their sweaters to get at their guns ahead of it struck. She set her bag down beside Nick’s and stood prepared via the door. Duff marched out from at the back of the bar and received in Nick’s face. “You’ve develop into a gentle, beautiful boy with great the teeth. ” Nick smiled. “Life has been reliable to us either. ” Duff seemed over Nick’s shoulder at Kate. “Who is she? ” “My bodyguard. ” Duff cocked a hairy eyebrow. “That wee lass? you need to be joking. in view that while do you want safeguard besides? ” “Since I grew to become quantity ten at the FBI’s Ten so much sought after checklist. ” “I heard approximately your get away. ” “Way out right here? ” “We’re distant, Nicky boy, yet no one can disguise from Google. communicate your piece and make it quickly. The ferry leaves in 5 mins.