By Dick Wolf
Dick Wolf, the prestigious writer of the Law & Order television franchise, makes his literary debut with The Intercept, a taut, riding mystery resembling the vintage The Day of the Jackal.
Days prior to the July Fourth vacation and the commitment of 1 international exchange middle at floor 0, an incident aboard a advertisement jet reminds every person concerned that vigilance saves lives.
But ny Police detective Jeremy Fisk—from the department’s Intelligence department, a well-funded anti-terror unit modeled upon the CIA—suspects that the development is a warning call that one other, possibly extra notable scheme has been set in movement. So while a passenger from an analogous airplane disappears into the crowds of long island, it’s as much as Fisk and his associate Krina Gersten to discover him earlier than the celebrations begin... And time is working out.
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She was once offended in regards to the inconvenience, yet pleased with her braveness. “Look, it was once natural response. natural fucking intestine response. Adrenaline, no matter what. struggle or flight. Or rather—fight on a flight, correct? This man . . . he have been asleep the full manner. and that i suggest drowsing, to the purpose that i assumed he’d taken anything for the flight. actually, while he first acquired up and went correct on the flight attendant, my proposal used to be, you recognize, Ambien. I’ve noticeable that prior to on a aircraft. Jesus. You fly adequate, you spot loopy issues. yet there it's. I can’t provide you with even more than that. Didn’t pay him the slightest recognition, nor he me. It was once like he was once lifeless subsequent to me for hours, then instantly he was once up like a zombie and attempting to take over the airplane. loopy motherfucker. ” Magnus Jenssen, twenty-six, used to be a Swedish schoolteacher on a sabbatical, making plans to journey the East Coast of the U.S. via bicycle ahead of working the recent York urban Marathon in early November. He was once sitting up on a gurney within the makeshift exam room, his left wrist in a gel solid, his arm comfy in a white muslin sling. He was once fair-haired with antifreeze-blue eyes, good-looking, healthy. “I don’t understand why I jumped,” he stated, his accessory robust yet his pronunciation transparent. “He had a bomb. Or definitely looked as if it would on the time. He was once hurting the attendant. I observed that set off machine in his hand and it simply seemed terrifying. that somebody may possibly press a button and feature that sort of strength over me to finish my existence and everybody round us. It used to be an excessive amount of to undergo . . . and back, all this directly. i actually zeroed in on that change. I locked in on that machine and that i pounced. Too difficult, i suppose. ” He grew to become his arm on the elbow, wincing. “This will make it tricky to bicycle. i could need to alter my shuttle plans, no? ” Fisk stated, “I cracked mine taking part in basketball a yr in the past. Six weeks to heal, one other 4 to 6 for actual remedy, and you’ll be stable as new. ” Jenssen nodded warmly, appreciating the encouragement. He had a grin for Gersten besides, yet a bit diverse, flirtatious. Fisk couldn’t blame the man; in truth, he well-liked his panache. This man had foiled an apprehension assault and had a damaged wrist to teach for it. The media was once going to anoint him a hero. He used to be in for a very good weekend in ny that may stretch on for weeks and weeks. The thirty-two-year-old flight attendant Maggie Sullivan hailed from the shipbuilding village of Georgetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. A white bandage coated the wound on her neck, and she or he proudly wore a Bangor Police division sweatshirt. “The Fourth of July weekend,” she stated. “Is that what he was once considering? ” “I can’t ascertain that,” acknowledged Fisk. “But it appears to be like most likely. ” “Stupid, silly, silly. Do both of you smoke? ” Fisk shook his head. So did Gersten. “Me neither,” stated Maggie. “My dad used to smoke cigars. I type of wish one now. Don’t ask. this is often me, post-frazzled. ” Gersten stated, “Are you prepared for a hero’s welcome? ” “Why no longer? ” acknowledged Maggie, smiling, pushing again her brief chestnut brown hair.