By Sidney Sheldon
All worldwide, everyone is being pronounced lifeless or missing.
In Berlin, a lady vanishes from the town streets. In Paris, a guy plunges from the Eiffel Tower. In Denver, a small aircraft crashes into the mountains. In big apple, a physique washes ashore alongside the East River. before everything those appear to be random incidents, however the police quickly observe that each one 4 of the sufferers are hooked up to Kingsley foreign crew (KIG), the most important imagine tank within the world.
Kelly Harris and Diane Stevens younger widows of 2 of the sufferers come across one another in manhattan, the place they've been requested to satisfy with Tanner Kingsley, the pinnacle of KIG. He assures them that he's utilizing all on hand assets to determine who's in the back of the mysterious deaths in their husbands. yet he could be too overdue. anyone is rationale on murdering either girls, they usually undergo a harrowing sequence of close to escapes. who's attempting to kill them and why?
Forced jointly for cover, suspicious of one another and everybody round them, and searching for solutions for themselves, the 2 widows embark on a terrifying online game of cat and mouse opposed to the unknown forces out to break them.
Taut with suspense and shiny characterization, jam-packed with stunning twists, and with an unnervingly sensible premise that can regulate all of our lives, the long-awaited Are You fearful of the Dark? is Sidney Sheldon on the most sensible of his game.
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THAT AFTERNOON, DETECTIVE Earl Greenburg was in his office when the call came. " Oh, no. Greenburg remembered the slap in the face the last time he had seen her. What now? She probably has some new beef. He picked up the phone. " "This is Diane Stevens. I'm calling for two reasons. The first is to apologize. " He was taken aback. "You don't have to apologize, Mrs. Stevens. " He waited. There was a silence. " "Yes. My husband's—" Her voice broke. "My husband's body is being held somewhere by the police.
Lois said uncertainly, "I love you, too, but—" "Don't worry. " Which means that will be the last time that happens, Lois thought. It probably has something to do with his being a minister's son. Thank God it's over. Henry held her close. "I love you so much. " * * * IN THE RESTAURANT, Lois was barely able to sit down. The pain was terrible, but she was too embarrassed to ask for a pillow. "I'll order," Henry said. He ordered a salad for himself and an enormous meal for Lois. " During dinner Lois thought about what had just happened.
When Diane spoke again, her voice was shaky. "Don't you see? This is—this is the last thing I can ever do for Richard. I want to make his funeral special. " Tears were running down her cheeks. " There was nothing more Carolyn could say. * * * THAT AFTERNOON, DETECTIVE Earl Greenburg was in his office when the call came. " Oh, no. Greenburg remembered the slap in the face the last time he had seen her. What now? She probably has some new beef. He picked up the phone. " "This is Diane Stevens. I'm calling for two reasons.