Primal Fear (Vail/Stampler, Book 1) by William Diehl

By William Diehl

Book one within the Martin Vail series

Martin Vail, the bright "bad-boy" legal professional each prosecutor and flesh presser like to hate, is protecting Aaron Stampler, a guy came across preserving a bloody butcher's knife close to a murdered archbishop. Vail is bound to lose, yet Vail makes use of his unorthodox how one can strong virtue whilst determining his criminal team--a tight crew of fellows and girls who needs to discover the intense fact at the back of the archbishop's slaughter. They do, in a heart-stopping climax unprecedented for the shock it springs at the reader...

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Hazel? Are you OK? I’m sorry. ’ ‘No,’ said Hazel. ‘It’s nothing to do with Joe. Or you. ’ She paused. Looked at Dee. Should she tell her? No. She couldn’t. It was hardly the sort of thing you blurted out to someone you’d only known a couple of days. Besides, it looked like Dee had enough problems of her own. ‘Abbie,’ Hazel said. ‘I was thinking about Abbie. ’ ‘Mmm,’ said Dee, quietly. ‘Seems pretty besotted. Hope she’s gonna be OK. ’ said Hazel, forcing a smile. ‘Are you kidding? ’ ‘That’s what I mean,’ said Dee, quietly.

But he’s missed a fair bit of school and . . ’ ‘Joe missed a year,’ said Hazel, trying to fill the awkward silence as Dee’s voice trailed. ‘That’s why he’s a bit older than the rest of our class. He got meningitis in his last year at juniors. ’ She paused, hoping the revelations about Joe’s illness might prompt something more about Scott. ’ said Dee. ’ ‘Yeah, well I told you, we’re mates. ’ 40 ‘Mm, maybe,’ said Hazel. ‘I’ve never really thought of Joe in that way. Though Sarah reckons she’s noticed a change recently.

No. She couldn’t. It was hardly the sort of thing you blurted out to someone you’d only known a couple of days. Besides, it looked like Dee had enough problems of her own. ‘Abbie,’ Hazel said. ‘I was thinking about Abbie. ’ ‘Mmm,’ said Dee, quietly. ‘Seems pretty besotted. Hope she’s gonna be OK. ’ said Hazel, forcing a smile. ‘Are you kidding? ’ ‘That’s what I mean,’ said Dee, quietly. 41 4 ‘Abbie, are you up yet? I’ve been calling you! ’ Abbie groaned and pulled the duvet over her head. She didn’t care what time it was.

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