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By Glenn Cooper

Originally released as mystery of the 7th Son

The so much stunning mystery within the heritage of mankind is set to be revealed...A assassin is at the free at the streets of latest York urban: nicknamed the Doomsday Killer, he's claimed six sufferers in exactly weeks, and town is terrified. Even worse, the police are mystified: the sufferers don't have anything in universal, defying all profiling, and all that connects them is that every acquired a ill postcard within the mail ahead of they died - a postcard that introduced their date of demise. In desperation, the FBI assigns the case to maverick agent Will Piper, as soon as the main comprehensive serial killing specialist within the bureau's background, now on a dissolute spiral to retirement. fighting his personal demons, Will is quickly drawn again right into a international he either loves and hates, decided to seize the killer no matter what it takes. yet his seek takes him in a path he may by no means have expected, uncovering a stunning mystery that has been heavily guarded for hundreds of years. A mystery that after lay buried in an underground library underneath an eighth Century monastery, yet which has now been unearthed - with lethal results. A decide upon few protect the key of the library with their lives - and as Will closes in at the fact, they're made up our minds to forestall him, at any cost...

Some crimes shouldn't ever be solved; a few secrets and techniques are most sensible left buried.

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And the international picture was equally encouraging: By the early 1990s, many in government felt that the selective application of economic sanctions and diplomatic pressure had ended, or at least suffi- 9622--The CELL 7/8/02 3:23 PM Page 36 3 6 – ❙ –T H E C E L L ciently curbed, the threat of state-sponsored terrorism. In the upper realms of the Bureau, no one was interested in spending a lot of time and resources on trying to guess what was coming next. Apparently, the bosses had taken to heart the message from the jury in the NAFF trial.

I interrupted Peter to point to the monitor. As the tower was going down, I was tempted to say something—anything—just out of shock. But as the plume of smoke rose into the skyline, Jennings looked at the monitor, knowing our mikes were live, and held up his hands preempting any comment. He had the good sense to know that this was such a profound moment that words would be superfluous, even inappropriate. Giuliani and his aides had regrouped on Church Street and were slowly walking uptown when, at about 10:30, the North Tower imploded with countless people still trapped inside.

There were six or seven murders a day, and battles for drug turf being fought in the five boroughs by Colombian drug cartels, the Mafia and Asian street gangs. I was busy most of the rest of that month conducting surveillance of mob boss John Gotti, trailing him from place to place and collecting videotape of his movements for a series of stories I had planned. By December, I rarely thought about El Sayyid Nosair or the clues many of us felt had been brushed aside. Of course, like everyone else involved, I vastly underestimated the significance of Nosair.

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