Reader Review: Reading dramatic openings after Dan Brown, James Rollins etc where the book opens at a point of suspense of with a murder, this books starts of a little slow, but really takes off. The first pages were read by me with lots of breaks, but the last half I could not put it away. Great reading!
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Dr. Jonathan Ransom, a surgeon for Doctors Without Borders, is climbing in the Swiss Alps with his wife, Emma, when she falls into a hidden crevasse and dies. Twenty-four hours later, Jonathan receives an envelope addressed to his wife containing two baggage-claim tickets. Puzzled, he journeys to a railway station only to find himself inexplicably attacked by the Swiss police. Suddenly forced on the run, Jonathan's only chance at survival lies in uncovering the devastating truth behind his wife's secret life.
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|Title of eBook: Rules of Deception||Series: Jonathan Ransom, , #1|
|Release Date: 07-15-2008|
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|Publisher: Doubleday Publishing|
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Rules of Deception
The cold breeze swept across the plain, carrying the butterfly on its drafts. The remarkable insect flitted about, climbing, diving, arcing high and low. It was a beautiful specimen, its wings colored a vivid yellow with a latticework of black, and unlike any in the region. It had an unusual name, too: Papilio panoptes.
The butterfly flew over the custodial road, over the electrified security fence, and over the rolls of barbed wire. Beyond the fence lay a field of wildflowers, stunning in their variety and color. There were no structures anywhere to be seen: no houses, no barns, no buildings of any type. Only the mounds of freshly impacted soil, barely distinguishable beneath the flower canopy, gave evidence of the recently completed work.
Despite its long voyage, the butterfly ignored the flowers. It did not seek their richly scented pollen or feast on their sweet nectar. Instead, it chose to fly higher, seeming to gain its sustenance from the air itself.
And there it stayed, a shimmering yellow flag against the pale winter sky. It did not land on a lavender bush to rest. It did not drink from any of the rushing streams that descended from the harsh, majestic mountains and ran across the fertile grasslands. In fact, never once did it venture outside the fence’s precisely established one-square-kilometer perimeter. Content to hover over the colorful fields, it flew back and forth, day after day, night after night, never eating, never drinking, never resting.
After seven days, a fierce wind, the nashi, visited from the north.The wind roared down the mountain passes and hurtled across the plains, gathering velocity and force and pummelin
Title: Rules of Deception June 1, 2011 Reading dramatic openings after Dan Brown, James Rollins etc where the book opens at a point of suspense of with a murder, this books starts of a little slow, but really takes off. The first pages were read by me with lots of breaks, but the last half I could not put it away.
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Reviewer: A reader from Norway
June 1, 2011
Reading dramatic openings after Dan Brown, James Rollins etc where the book opens at a point of suspense of with a murder, this books starts of a little slow, but really takes off. The first pages were read by me with lots of breaks, but the last half I could not put it away.
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