Blood Sun (Danger Zone)

By David Gilman

Within the 3rd novel by means of David Gilman starring Max Gordon, dying has come to Dartmoor excessive. A pupil at Max's boarding college is located bloodied and dead within the London Underground. The lifeless boy was once wearing an envelope with Max's identify on it . . . an envelope that features a mysterious clue approximately Max's mother's death.

Max has to determine the reality. His seek takes him from the desolate hills of britain to the endangered rain woodland of critical the US, the place drug smugglers, lethal crocodiles, man-eating snakes, and flesh-stripping piranhas wait at each flip. yet Max can't—won't—quit now. the reply Max Gordon is keen to die for lies deep in the center of the harmful woodland. Will he remain alive lengthy sufficient to arrive it?

Cold-blooded killers. lethal creatures within the evening. Bone-crunching worry. for maximum Gordon, there isn't any such factor as common anymore.

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Like an incredible, felled tree, the totem pole creaked, shuddered and fell. the guy screamed. He’d misplaced his foothold and grip. Bones could shatter whilst he hit the ground. one other agonized scream proven it. yet Max’s cognizance was once fastened at the stately fall of the totem till gravity took his breath away. He must allow cross at any second. The wall of the construction loomed towards him, after which the shuddering pole slammed into it—taking the choice out of his fingers, actually. The influence bounced him off the totem. Max threw out his palms, grabbing the ridge of concrete pediment that ran under the skeletal roof. ft scrabbling, he chanced on the sting of the totem back and used it to push upward. Then there has been not anything yet skinny air under his toes. His weight wrenched his shoulders, yet he introduced his knee up onto the slim ledge, felt the concrete dig into bone, missed the ache and clung like a limpet. Sweat slicked his fingers and face. He risked a downward look. The dark-eyed guy gazed up at Max. Then he sprinted for the hallways and stairs that might convey him as much as Max’s point. Max grunted and heaved himself alongside the fingertip ledge, his badly aching shoulder protesting. discomfort took his brain off the phobia of falling. eventually he reached a small balcony, hauled himself over and attempted to calm his respiring so he may listen any sounds of imminent attackers. Max held his breath. His center wouldn't cease banging in his ears. He couldn’t wait. He took an opportunity and ran down a slim hall. Glass doorways, chained and bolted like any the others, blocked his approach. He used to be trapped. He observed the dark-eyed guy achieve the head of the marble staircase, flip and dash towards him. Max fumbled with Dr. Miller’s key ring. Don’t examine him! focus! there have been in simple terms 3 grasp keys at the ring. A one-in-three likelihood to flee. Max’s brain picked the person who appeared extra like a padlock key, driven it in, grew to become it and felt the surge of aid because the padlock sprang open. the guy used to be operating flat out towards him now. Thirty meters. Max heaved the chain loose, driven in the course of the glass doorways and shoved his hand during the handles at the different aspect. Fifteen meters. Max tightened the chain, driven the padlock via and snapped it closed. Bang! Max staggered again. the guy had thrown his shoulder opposed to the forged glass doorways simply because the padlock clicked. the fellow appeared uninjured and not took his eyes off Max. there has been below an arm’s size among them. Max checked out Riga and their gaze held for a second. In that cut up moment, either well-known the opposite from that evening on Dartmoor. Max observed the man’s jaw muscular tissues clenching. He was once fairly fired up. Being scared offers a high-octane enhance, and Max was once approximately to take off, yet so used to be the opposite guy. He may run throughout the subsequent hall and nook Max. To hell with him. Max smiled and raised his center finger. Then ran just like the satan used to be after him. there have been stairs on the finish. A slender carry door tempted him, yet going inside of there will be like handing himself over. still, it may aid to reason a quick diversion.

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