By Patricia Hall
Journalist Laura Ackroyd has much on her plate. Having lately found she is pregnant, she needs to now assemble her braveness to inform her companion, DCI Michael Thackeray. So she can have kept away from the duty of profiling Sir David Murgatroyd, the rich enterprise capitalist taking on a neighborhood university, specifically as, except studying from studying of the tragic suicide of his mom, Laura reveals him to be an elusive topic. progressively, Laura discovers extra approximately Murgatroyd, his ideals, and his strength to cajole these round him to his state of mind. yet is there a extra sinister facet to him that Laura has but to find? in the meantime, Thackeray, at midnight approximately his imminent fatherhood, is busy with the disappearance of Karen Bastable, a tender girl who went lacking after a bootleg assembly within the neighborhood woodland. because the parents' careers collide, an online of secrecy is published, and Laura needs to give some thought to her personal security as she turns into entangled in a truth that's a ways darker than she may have ever imagined.
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The Swifts explained to Dr. Feng how the rumored Brungarian comet project might cause the United States space agency to cancel Tom's probe. Tom also mentioned the top-secret Brungarian scientific expedition to Mongolia. " Tom added. Dr. Feng frowned and stroked his tiny goatee. "At the moment, no. " "We'll certainly appreciate it if you can pick up any clues to the mystery," Tom said. Feng nodded and smiled. "Of course. But now I must tell you the main reason for my visit. " CHAPTER IX BOMB BLAZE TOM and his father were intrigued by Dr.
That much would fit in with Mrs. " After their visitor had left, Tom voiced some doubts. "Those disks travel awfully fast, Dad. " "You have a point there," Mr. Swift agreed. Tom told his father about the discovery of Ranee Gorman at the plant. Mr. Swift, who was able to see the amusing side of the situation, chuckled and approved o£ Tom's hiring the youth. The elder scientist glanced at his watch. "After five, son. " Tom grinned. " Just as they were about to leave, Miss Trent brought a letter into the office.
Tom smiled and waved back as he recognized Mrs. Abernathy. Bud nudged him. " Tom was startled to see Sam Crivet taking a seat at the back of the hall. Presently Dubley asked Tom to come up on the platform with him. Bud, Sandy, and Phyl sat down in the front row. The meeting began with reports on UFO sightings. Several people who had seen the flying disks stood up to tell about their experiences. Tom listened with keen interest. Then Dubley invited the young inventor to speak. "I've been asked to discuss extraterrestrial life," Tom told the audience.