Shoot First by Eva Hudson (Ingrid Skyberg Thrillers #4)
English | 2019 | Mystery/Thriller | ePUB | 504 Kb
Shoot First : A teenage girl disappears after witnessing a gangland murder in Chicago. Nine months later and heavily pregnant she arrives in England… only to disappear again.
Special Agent Ingrid Skyberg, working out of the US embassy in London, has just two days to find the girl and get her to testify or else a brutal killer walks free. But Ingrid isn’t the only one looking for the girl, and a gang war that started on the streets of Chicago is about to explode in the peaceful English countryside.
With no leads, no back-up and hardly any time, Ingrid is pushed to the limit. Under pressure and against the clock, her judgement is clouded just at the moment she must make a decision that will change her life forever.
“Hey,” he held her eye contact far too long for someone in control of a moving vehicle, “it’s Christmas Eve. We’re going to a party, right?”
“Lopez not selling what you need these days?” She knew there’d be a helluva fight if Lopez found out D was buying off the Kings. “Why ain’t you buying from Lopez? Tell me.”
“Let’s just say me and him had a little falling-out.” Dion slowed the car and started looking carefully at the buildings. “It’s round here someplace.”
She shivered. It was five below zero and she was dressed to be indoors, in a nice warm house full of warm bodies drinking whiskey and rum, not in Dion’s dilapidated tin can with a hole in the floor. She should have waited for Nolan to pick her up, but her sister had wanted the place to herself. Maybe knowing she wasn’t going to wait around for him might make Nolan treat her with a bit more respect.
“See, I told ya. This is the place.”
She looked up at the warehouse just as a light on the second floor was switched off. “Really? You think that,” she pointed at the decaying hulk of a building, “is a good idea. You are one crazy sonofa—”