Final Offer by Eva Hudson (An Ingrid Skyberg Mystery Book 6)
English | 2019 | Mystery/Thriller | ePUB | 465 Kb
Final Offer : One man wants to buy the presidency. One woman stands in his way.
A shadowy UK-based group has been trying to hack the US elections. When Special Agent Ingrid Skyberg is assigned to find out who’s funding the hackers, she finds herself up against an invisible enemy who is extremely powerful and utterly ruthless.
To bring them to justice, Ingrid must go undercover and infiltrate the world of super-rich Russian oligarchs. But money buys all kinds of protection and Ingrid soon realises that by taking on this battle she’s putting everything on the line – her career, her future, her life.
“There were heavy footsteps in the hallway as other firefighters arrived, shouting over each other.
“One female,” he called to them. “Alive and conscious.” Barely. She must have taken a sleeping pill. Possibly two. He helped her to her feet, took her hand and placed it on his belt. She grabbed the pillow.
The smoke was thinning in the hallway, offering glimpses of his crew in the kitchen, opening windows. The fire was already out. Job done. No casualties. Exhale.
He walked slowly, one hand against the wall, his feet shuffling so as not to trip over the hose. He felt her tug on his waistband, then sensed her move with him. They reached the communal hallway, where smoke curled at the ceiling and the thick, taut hose stretched from the dry riser across the worn linoleum into her apartment. In front of him were two elevators, but he steered her into the stairwell. The glazed double doors swung shut behind them, and she let go of his belt.
He pulled his mask down. “You okay?”