Niceville by Carsten Stroud

By Carsten Stroud

Something is inaccurate in Niceville. . .  
A boy actually disappears from major Street.  a safety digital camera captures the instant of his fast, inexplicable vanishing. An audacious financial institution theft is going heavily unsuitable: 4 police officers are gunned down; a television information helicopter is shot and spins crazily out of the sky, triggering a disastrous cascade of occasions that ricochet throughout twenty diversified lives over the process simply thirty-six hours.

Nick Kavanaugh, a cop with a depressing part, investigates. quickly he and his spouse, Kate, a exceptional attorney from an previous Niceville relations, locate themselves suffering to make feel not just of the disappearance and the theft but in addition of a shadow international, the place time has a special rhythm and the place justice is elusive. 

. . .Something is inaccurate in Niceville, the place evil lives a ways longer than males do.
Compulsively readable, and populated with characters who jump off the web page, Niceville will draw you in, excite you, amaze you, horrify you, and, whilst it eventually helps you to move, make you sorry you'll want to leave.
Read the 1st thirty-five pages.  discover why Harlan Coben calls Carsten Stroud the grasp of “the nerve-jangling thrill ride.”

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Culver sank to a squatting position. ‘You really don't want to know,' he said quietly. ' He silently studied the blind man for a few moments before replying. ‘There's dust everywhere. ' His companion rubbed at his eyelids as though they were causing him pain. ' he asked almost impatiently. Culver looked up and frowned. ‘Yeah, it's coming. I can see darker patches where the air is thick with it. ' The other man scrambled to his feet. 'No time to lose, then. ' Culver stood with him. 'What is this shelter?

She cried. Culver tried to pull her away. 'He's dead, don't you understand? ' A hand lashed out at him. ' Dealey crawled towards them, their voices his only guide. 'Leave her. She'll never listen to you. ' Culver tried to hold on to the distraught girl. ' she cried. ‘There's nothing you can do,' came Dealey's anxious voice once again. The girl thrust Culver away and sank down beside the dead man. She threw herself across his chest and her small shoulders heaved with her sobs. He knelt. 'If you won't come with us, get down into the Underground.

If you won't come with us, get down into the Underground. ' There was no indication that she understood. Culver stood and wiped an arm across his eyes. He caught sight of Dealey on his hands and knees; he stepped towards him and helped him up. ' he shouted, irrationally beginning to hate the man. 'Not far. We should be nearly there. ' Culver yanked him around and led the way, Dealey's grip on his arm hard, as if he would never again let go. After a short distance, Culver said, There's a break in the kerb here.

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