By Jennifer Hillier
Pulsing with the darkish obsession of Radiohead’s music “Creep,” this taut thriller—Jennifer Hillier’s significant debut—rockets from its seductive commencing to a heartpounding climax now not simply forgotten.
If he can’t have her . . .
Dr. Sheila Tao is a professor of psychology. a professional in human habit. And while she all started an affair with attractive, captivating graduate pupil Ethan Wolfe, she knew she used to be fidgeting with fireplace. fed on by way of lust after they have been jointly, riddled with guilt after they weren’t, she understands the three-month fling along with her instructing assistant has to finish. in spite of everything, she’s ultimately engaged to a sort and loving funding banker who adores her, and she’s taking keep watch over of her lifestyles. but if she makes an attempt to finish the affair, Ethan Wolfe won’t permit her stroll away.
. . . nobody else can.
Ethan has plans for Sheila, plans that contain posting a intercourse video that might definitely get her fired and ruin her prestigious profession. Plans to make her pay for rejecting him. And as she makes an attempt to counter his each threatening circulation with no her colleagues or her fiancé gaining knowledge of her such a lot intimate secrets and techniques, a shattering crime rocks Puget Sound kingdom college: a feminine scholar, a celeb athlete, is located stabbed to loss of life. an individual is elevating the stakes of violence, intercourse, and blackmail . . . and prior to she is familiar with it, Sheila is stuck in a terrifying cat-and-mouse video game with the sweetheart she couldn’t resist—who is now the monster who won’t allow her cross.
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Then I’m going into business. ” “Like the navy, sir. ” “It’s not so much the boats, Captain. It’s the people. ” 44 R. ” Lake smiled and hesitated. Speaking his mind to his captain obviously made him uncomfortable. “Go ahead and give it to me straight, Scott,” Edwards said in a friendly tone, and then added. “You’ll be a civilian in a few hours anyway. ” Lake sighed and took the binoculars away from his face. “I don’t like the idea of a system that is made to serve itself, sir. I’ve been on board now for a little over three years, and things have never changed.
There is something else, Captain,” Miller said. ” “Last night, I gave permission to the engineering ofﬁcer of the watch to cross connect the seawater cooling systems for maintenance on one of the heat exchangers. ” “A couple hours after I gave authorization I ﬁnd out that one of the mechanics performing the maintenance operated a valve out of sequence, knocking out the whole auxiliary seawater system. It was only a temporary loss, very brief. ” Edwards knew the answer before he had asked. Ensign Yi had been having trouble of late.
A department head had to want it. He had to be willing to make sacriﬁces. And, he had to be lucky. Lately, the engineer’s luck had been running thin, and Edwards was growing concerned about him. The engineering department had failed a surprise inspection by the Department of Naval Reactors when Providence stopped in Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, just before starting the journey home. The failure was a potential blow to the engineer’s career, and he hadn’t taken it very well. The man was naturally high-strung, 28 R.
Creep (Creep, Book 1) by Jennifer Hillier