Born to Run: A Novel of Suspense by James Grippando

By James Grippando

While the U.S. vice chairman dies un-expectedly in the course of a searching journey within the Everglades, the President selects his good friend, former Florida governor Harry Swyteck, to fill the vacant place. known as to Washington to function his father's criminal consultant, Jack Swyteck has combined emotions approximately operating so heavily with the dad or mum he is been at odds with long ago. Jack's responsibility, even if, as a son and as an American, takes best precedence. however the vipers are stressed within the D.C. snake pit. A fifty-year-old key's unraveling and a cover-up on the optimum degrees of presidency threatens to tug either Swytecks less than. while hostages are taken, Jack needs to get to the foundation of the evil and quickly—because unexpectedly not anyone is secure, and the presidency itself hangs within the stability.

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A table, two chairs, and a small television on the other. There was a small stove right next to her closet, and a small alcove in the back apparently doubled as the dressing and cooking area. In the very back was the bathroom. The only window was in the corner, and it looked directly at the alley. Paint was peeling from the ceiling. Several brown stains and a distinct musty odor told of leaky pipes from the apartment above. An investigator was on hands and knees, searching the old sculptured green carpet with a flashlight.

Until now, they’d communicated only by e-mail and the accent threw her. The h in hello sounded more like the German ch in Ich or Nacht. BORN TO RUN 45 Chloe said, “I’m here, just like I said I would be. ” An uneasy feeling came over her, as if she were suddenly in a fishbowl. “You owe me,” he said. “I know, but it’s—here’s the thing about that,” she said, unable to steady her voice. It was so much easier to play it cool by e-mail. She was quaking like a schoolgirl in the principal’s office. Pull yourself together, damn it!

Said Andie. He showed her the screen, and they read the message together. I can make your father president. No bullshit. Meet me. Suddenly the fact that they were standing in the White House mansion, just a short walk away from the Oval Office, was even more surreal. “It’s officially started,” said Andie. ” said Jack. ” Paulette Sparks staked out a strategic position in the State Dining Room beneath the watchful eye of Abraham Lincoln. Harry Swyteck didn’t know it, but for the past ten minutes, he’d been in Paulette’s journalistic crosshairs.

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