Adam by Ted Dekker

By Ted Dekker

It takes an obsessive brain to grasp one. And Daniel Clark is familiar with the elusive killer he is been stalking. he is committed each waking minute as a profiler to discover the serial killer recognized merely as Eve. he is pored over the crime scenes of 16 younger ladies who died mysterious deaths, all in underground basements or caverns. he is delved into the killer's head and questioned over the twisted non secular overtones of the killings. What Daniel cannot probably comprehend is that he'll be Eve's subsequent sufferer. he'll be the killer's first Adam. After 16 hopeless months, the case takes a drastic activate a truly darkish evening whilst Daniel is shot and left for useless. Resuscitated after twenty mins of scientific dying, Daniel unearths himself haunted via the adventure. He is aware he is noticeable the killer's face, however the trauma of death has obscured the reminiscence and left him with crushing panic assaults. Nothing--not even determined, harmful makes an attempt to reexperience his personal death--seems to carry him towards discovering the killer. Then Eve moves back, a lot towards domestic. And Daniel's obsession explodes right into a conflict for his lifestyles . . . his sanity . . . his very soul. input an international of dying and close to dying that blurs the traces among fiction and truth in a manner that may go away you stunned."The element is attractive, pointing to meticulous learn in FBI equipment, forensic medication, and mental profiling. we need to retain telling ourselves that this can be fiction. while, we won't support considering that not just may possibly it ensue, yet that it'll occur if we are not careful."David M. Kiely and Christina McKenna, authors of The darkish Sacrament

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Daniel wiped his wet palms on his slacks and gripped the wheel. " "I don't know. It's too early. " "She needs a transfusion. " "Give her more. " Daniel jerked his eyes up and saw what had set Lori shouting. The car's beams illuminated a man in the middle of the road, walking toward them. 40 ADAM Nate was on an emergency hotline; his words caught in his throat. Daniel was on the gas, muscles frozen solid. Lori was screaming bloody murder. "Stop! " He switched his foot to the brake pedal and jammed it to the floor.

Keep them back, Brit. Way back. I want zero site contamination. " Daniel had made no secret of the fact that he didn't think they should use a tactical team on this one, much less a team he didn't know. Brit had agreed, but protocol won the day: armed suspect plus hostile scene equaled tactical purview. Brit chambered a round in his Glock. "Alpha team is taking half a squad up the flank. " 'Just keep them out of my scene until I'm in," Daniel said, glancing up at the rearview mirror. The hardened special agent who would officially be handed the case if Daniel went dark was 29 TED DEKKER nothing more than a ghosdy figure by the amber light of the dashboard.

I'm Dave, he's Jose. " She knew what he meant. —thirteen minutes? Particularly those who have taken a direct gunshot wound to the head. "The bullet didn't penetrate his skull. With any luck we have pulseless V-fib caused by shock. Keep that wound pressurized, give me your AED, and put him on a peripheral IV, wide open. " the one named Jose asked. They slid to a stop and together the paramedics released the scissoring gurney legs and lowered it to the ground. Lori dropped to her knees, grabbed Daniel's black T-shirt, and ripped it open with a grunt.

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