Cold Vengeance (Pendergast, #11)
Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not simple. As he stalks his wife's betrayers-a chase that takes him from the wild moors of Scotland to the bustling streets of New York City and the darkest bayous of... show more
Devastated by the discovery that his wife, Helen, was murdered, Special Agent Pendergast must have retribution. But revenge is not simple. As he stalks his wife's betrayers-a chase that takes him from the wild moors of Scotland to the bustling streets of New York City and the darkest bayous of Louisiana-he is also forced to dig further into Helen's past. And he is stunned to learn that Helen may have been a collaborator in her own murder.Peeling back the layers of deception, Pendergast realizes that the conspiracy is deeper, goes back generations, and is more monstrous than he could have ever imagined-and everything he's believed, everything he's trusted, everything he's understood . . . may be a horrific lie.
Publish date: August 2nd 2011
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 356
Edition language: English
Series: Pendergast (#11)
I first met Agent A. X. L. Pendergast by chance in 2005 when I came across a copy of [b:The Cabinet of Curiosities|39031|The Cabinet of Curiosities (Pendergast, #3)|Douglas Preston|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1169235779s/39031.jpg|817317] at a local Goodwill. I'll admit that I judged a book by it's...
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