By Amy Gutman
Just out of Harvard legislation institution, Kate Paine is at the quick song at Samson & turbines, the nation's richest, strongest legislations company. Assigned to help the charismatic coping with companion in a high-profile sexual harassment case, Kate can hardly ever think her good fortune. yet with the brutal homicide of Madeline Waters, a gorgeous woman accomplice, Kate's conscientiously developed global starts off to break down. A mysterious caution from the lifeless girl simply hours ahead of her loss of life leaves Kate terrified and confused—could she be the killer's subsequent target?
Finding herself in a race opposed to time to liberate the secrets and techniques of Madeline's violent loss of life, Kate delves a ways underneath Samson & turbines' gentle veneer learning a surprising legacy of abuse and betrayal—a legacy which may carry the major to fixing the homicide, in addition to to Kate's personal survival.
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As she gazed after the stout, balding figure, Kate 4 rubbed her shoulder and wondered what had him so upset. While 5 she’d never worked with McCarty, she knew him by reputation as 6 diffident and unassuming. McCarty was a workhorse, not a show 7 horse. Rumor had it that his election to the Samson partnership 8 stemmed from his willingness to endure crushing workloads with-9 out complaint. Fits of temper seemed entirely out of character. 10 Kneeling to pick up her things, Kate heard a clipped British ac-11 cent behind her.
Then, abruptly, she laughed. When she spoke 32 her voice was heavy with scorn. 33 “You’re so obvious, Carter. It would be fascinating if it weren’t so 34 sh pathetic. Are you wondering how I knew? Just look at her. m. The morning was not going well. Just out of the shower, 4 Kate had spent a good five minutes rubbing hair conditioner into 5 her sunburned legs before realizing her mistake. Swearing under 6 her breath, she stuck her legs under the bathtub faucet and turned 7 on the water full force.
Andrea had once remarked. ” Kate asked. 11 Andrea shrugged again. “He’s been okay. I’m trying to cut him 12 some slack. You know, he’s not the typical Samson partner. He’s 13 really had a tough life. I was talking to Sheila about him last week, 14 asking her how she’s managed to be his secretary for as long as she 15 has, and she sort of defended him. Said he had this alcoholic father 16 who used to beat him up and stuff. His family was really poor. ” Kate was reluctant to see any redeeming qualities 20 in Martin Drescher.