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By James Patterson
The 1st booklet IN JAMES PATTERSON'S number 1 BESTSELLING MICHAEL BENNETT SERIES!
During a nation funeral for a cherished former First woman in big apple City's biggest cathedral, the unthinkable happens. Armed males disguised as clergymen grab the church and seal themselves inside of, besides multiple hundred of the main strong humans in the USA. The captives contain global leaders, actors, television stars, athletes, and politicians, and the abductors are armed with sufficient C4 explosives to blow a crater in the midst of big apple.
NYPD officer Michael Bennett is pulled into the standoff as lead negotiator. regardless of the escalating hazard, Michael faces an excellent extra terrifying drawback at domestic. His spouse has been clinically determined with a devastating illness, and Michael faces the chance of wasting the affection of his lifestyles and having to elevate their ten young children on my own. together with his personal existence teetering and the lives of hundreds of thousands unexpectedly his accountability, Michael struggles to diffuse the demanding state of affairs quickly. but the abductors' strikes are most unlikely to foretell, they usually block each try to holiday into the cathedralmost as though they're aware about their deliberations.
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This can be a funeral, now not the Emmys. Let’s have a bit recognize, please. ” Amazingly, the group quieted correct down. “Eugena rules,” somebody acknowledged, and that the God’s sincere fact. bankruptcy eleven big apple occasions REPORTER Cathy Calvin didn’t recognize the place to seem for the day’s subsequent startling photo. She became because the First Lady’s hearse seemed over the northern upward thrust of an emptied 5th street. It was once led by means of a nine-strong V formation of NYPD parade-speed Harleys, their mufflers popping well within the chilly hush of the world-famous road. It was once as though a contingent of the cathedral’s statues had come to existence while the glory defend broke rank within the vestibule and marched slowly out onto the sidewalk. The protect arrived on the decrease the instant the hearse did. Flashbulbs popped as they ceremoniously slid out the yank flag–draped casket from the lengthy black automobile. mystery carrier males in darkish fits seemed from the gang and accomplished the road of pallbearers because the former First Lady’s physique was once without problems raised to shoulder peak. the warriors and brokers stopped on the most sensible of the steps, simply at the back of the previous president and his daughter, as a low, violent rumbling started to the south. A second later, a bunch of 4 F-15s seemed low within the slot of downtown sky. As they swooped over forty second road, the 3rd airplane abruptly broke rank and arced upward and upward because the closing planes roared over the cathedral within the “missing guy” formation. The pallbearers waited until eventually the final echo of the jet engines’ thunder had dissipated from 5th Avenue’s stone-and-steel canyon, after which started to input the church sporting Caroline Hopkins. The excessive skirl of the lone bagpiper didn’t commence till the previous president omitted the church’s threshold. It was once as though the entire urban was once looking at an impromptu second of silence because the well-known traces of “Amazing Grace” started. Cathy Calvin regarded out over the group, and the days reporter knew she had the lead she may by no means write. humans have been commencing their hats, had their arms over their hearts, and have been making a song in addition to the hymn. in every single place, jaded New Yorkers have been weeping brazenly. yet that wasn’t the most important surprise to her. No, the large shock was once whilst Cathy Calvin, seen-it-all reporter, positioned her hand as much as her personal cheek and learned she was once crying, too. bankruptcy 12 SEND-OFF LIKE that nearly introduced tears on your eyes, the Neat guy concept as he stared via binoculars from his swivel chair behind his black van. Gaw-damn, he inspiration, and used to be grinning so demanding it was once commencing to harm his cheeks. Tears of pleasure. The van used to be parked close to 51st and 5th street, kitty-corner to the grand cathedral, and for the final hour, during the one-way tinted window on the van’s rear, he’d been staring at the nonstop parade of arriving celebs and dignitaries. It used to be something to foretell anything, the Neat guy suggestion because the church’s front doorways closed at the back of President Hopkins and his entourage of encouraged toadies. relatively one other to observe your each prediction come tremendously precise.