By Susan Rogers Cooper
E. J. Pugh's Weight Watchers' team is meant to aid participants lose pounds—not their lives...
When Berta Harris of E.J.'s Weight Watchers' workforce succumbs to an premature loss of life, novice sleuth E.J. is questioned. Why was once Kerry Killian, the realtor promoting Berta's condo, used to be murdered the day after E.J. puzzled her? What does this need to do with Berta's mysterious dying? And why could an individual within the workforce are looking to wear weight? As E.J. immerses herself in those enormous questions, her marriage to husband Willis grows more and more strained. Can Pugh remedy the secret round the deaths and store her personal marriage?
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I run a research facility. We’ve had a murder. ” Langdon could barely focus. His mind was racing from the image on the fax. “I already told you. The Worldwide Web. ” Langdon tried to gather his thoughts. His book was virtually unknown in mainstream literary circles, but it had developed quite a following on-line. Nonetheless, the caller’s claim still made no sense. “That page has no contact information,” Langdon challenged. ” Langdon was skeptical. ” “We should,” the man fired back. ” Something in the man’s voice told Langdon he was not joking.
Branded corpses are a problem for me. Flying I can handle. The man led Langdon the length of the hangar. They rounded the corner onto the runway. Langdon stopped dead in his tracks and gaped at the aircraft parked on the tarmac. ” The man grinned. ” Langdon stared a long moment. “Like it? ” The craft before them was enormous. It was vaguely reminiscent of the space shuttle except that the top had been shaved off, leaving it perfectly flat. Parked there on the runway, it resembled a colossal wedge.
Kohler wiped his mouth and shifted uncomfortably. “ Langdon paced the frozen room to keep warm. “The Illuminati were satanic. ” Langdon quickly explained how most people pictured satanic cults as devil-worshiping fiends, and yet Satanists historically were educated men who stood as adversaries to the church. Shaitan. The rumors of satanic black-magic animal sacrifices and the pentagram ritual were nothing but lies spread by the church as a smear campaign against their adversaries. Over time, opponents of the church, wanting to emulate the Illuminati, began believing the lies and acting them out.