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Deadlockby Iris Johansen
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Emily Hudson has devoted her life to rescuing the priceless artifacts and relics so often overlooked in the horrors of war until itAAA1/2s too late. Dodging bandits, side-stepping explosives and traveling from one treacherous hot-spot to another isnAAA1/2t easy, but itAAA1/2s a job Emily is perfectly suited for, having no roots to hold her to any one place for long.
Until one day, when the ultimate danger comes looking for Emily and her team.
Two weeks later, the CIA calls in John Garrett, a mercenary whoAAA1/2s carved a life for himself on the fringes, working for agencies so shadowy they hardly have names. It would be all too easy to turn down such a risky assignment, but something about EmilyAAA1/2s plight speaks to him. He knows only one thing about her: if sheAAA1/2s still alive, sheAAA1/2s a fighter. And heAAA1/2s her only hope for survival.
But for Emily, survival is no longer enough. SheAAA1/2s known horrors so sadistic they redefine evil, and lived to tell the talk. And starting now, she wants revengeAAA1/2
With lightning-fast pacing, heart-pumping plot twists and shocking betrayals, Iris Johansen is at the top of her game in this latest thriller.
Emily Hudson is an archeologist who travels the world in search of priceless artifacts. Her best friend and partner, Joel Levy, is always at her side--until her entire crew is massacred and Joel and Emily are held captive. Now, the CIA comes calling on a desperate mission to save them.
It begins with an innocent mission?Emily Hudson is an artifacts expert for the U.N. who travels to war torn countries attempting to save their priceless treasures from destruction. Her best friend and partner, Joel Levy, is always at her side - until one day her entire crew comes under attack. Joel and Emily are held hostage by a ruthless and evil captor who is determined to find the missing link to a legendary treasure. For weeks they struggle to survive against terrifying odds, pushed to their limits ? and beyond.That turns into a quest for revenge? John Garrett has worked for the CIA, MI6, and whoever else was willing to pay for his services. Now Washington is calling and desperate. The mission: save Emily Hudson and Joel Levy.But there may be more to the job than they reveal?And soon, his connection to Emily has him questioning everything he thought to be true. Can Emily help him get to the truth behind a bigger conspiracy? Or will they both die trying? With lightning-fast pacing, plot twists and shocking betrayals, Iris Johansen is at the top of her game in a thriller about vengeance and trust; friendship and loyalty; good and evil?
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