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By Chuck Logan

Book Details:

ISBN: 0061031569
EAN: 9780061031564
ASIN: 0061031569
Publisher: HarperTorch
Publication Date: 2003-02-25
Number of Pages: 464
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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In the icy jaws of an early iciness, 3 big-city execs joined Phil dealer on a canoe journey throughout Minnesota's remotest lake. Nature's unforeseen fury battered and approximately killed them.

But it was once guy who left one in all them worse than lifeless . . .

Haunted ex-cop Phil dealer owes Hank Sommer his existence -- and now the rich author is in a coma, because of a "freak" mishap on a health center working desk. dealer understands from not easy adventure that injuries will not be regularly what they seem like. He suspects foul play, and he's no longer approximately to enable Sommer fade out of this international so simply. however the path to solutions is twisted and lethal, winding round the comatose man's attractive spouse -- a former unique dancer -- and the hoop of harmful males nonetheless surrounding her. And Broker's decided look for justice and fact is taking him to a gloomy and terrifying position the place he'll be compelled to struggle for his very survival at the coldest evening in Minnesota's background . . .

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Author Name: Chuck Logan

Author Description: Chuck Logan is an writer of crime drama and veteran of the Vietnam struggle, who lives along with his spouse and daughter in Stillwater, Minnesota.

He is healthier recognized for his sequence of novels that includes the nature Phil dealer, an ex-Minnesota police officer. Logan's novels contain Hunter's Moon, Absolute 0, Vapor path, Homefront, and After the Rain. Homefront is now a tremendous movie starring James Franco and Jason Stratham.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/182351

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There isn’t any message from the paper on Monday morning, October 17. But there is Northrop Rilsky’s music-lover’s voice. And I rush round to Gloria’s place. 37 ♦CHAPTER FOUR ♦ I was sure my father had loved me. He always seemed busy with his own affairs and wanted me to do boring or impossible things like ice skating or becoming a chess champion. But when he looked look at me out o f those misty blue eyes, he seemed to be gazing inside himself at someone amazingly intelligent, perhaps even beautiful, someone who was worthy o f immeasurable affection.

I know both what you know and what you don’t know. ) “ / do. But I keep it secret. And that adds to the pleasure, I assure you. Odile agrees with me, don’t you, darling? On the other hand, Professor, I’m afraid your restraint must be very dull. ) “ There’s no such thing as secrecy these days, my dear; everything gets known somehow. You’re perverse, that’s all (notice that I don’t say perverted). ) I look over at a landscape, blue and yellow and streaked with emer­ ald green, and concentrate on enjoying the upside-down apple tart.

I’m camping, sailing, the boat pitches and tosses, I’m a migrant. Some people sleep; I am in transit. Conscious or dreaming, I have no definable place. To “ have a roof over your head”— the ulti­ mate form of property! But it’s not for me. The depths of our nights are unconsciously modeled on our lives. So mine is a place of passage; I am always passing through. This drawer is also a coffin. Not because sleep is a gentler form of death but because there are lives in which, as in a painting by Poussin, death has already taken place.

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