The Oath (Dismas Hardy, Book 8) by John Lescroart

By John Lescroart

Lt. Abe Glitsky and protection legal professional Dismas Hardy are back—on contrary ends of a clinical malpractice suit…and attainable homicide case.

When the top of San Francisco’s greatest HMO dies in his personal medical institution because the results of big accidents inflicted via a random hit-and-run vehicle coincidence. however the post-mortem quickly tells a unique tale and Abe Glitsky fast units his attractions on attending health care provider Eric Kensing.

Desperate and short of an legal professional, Kensing turns to Dismas Hardy for his protection. Hardy needs to discover a twisting conspiracy of avarice and violence that takes the lives it's sworn to save lots of.

A well timed and gripping novel that places lives—and a long-standing friendship—at grave danger, THE OATH is John Lescroart at his galvanizing most sensible.

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Maybe she’d put her head on his chest and he’d hold her and comfort her. ” he asked. She looked at him. Her eyes were blue, like a Kansas sky. “Liz,” she said. “I’m Ted,” he said. “Ted Gillespie. ” “My husband . ” She left a lilt on the end, like she was asking a question. ᇺ 56 ᇺ Deceived “I’m afraid that . ” How do you break this kind of news? “Afraid what? ” “You’ve got to be strong,” he said. This is just what Walker, Texas Ranger, would have told her. “Your husband, he’s . ” He found he couldn’t complete the thought.

Her ancient Volvo, which she named Sputtering Sue, was now as scarred as her owner. Rocky caught a whiff of smoke. Not like someone barbecuing on their balcony. More like someone burning leaves. Though here in the Los Feliz district, burning leaves was illegal. She saw smoke coming from around the corner, where the Dumpsters were. Something told her there was a connection. When she got there, another tenant, an old woman whose name Rocky didn’t know, was rattling her walker. ” the old woman shouted.

Liz closed her eyes and tried to will Arty into submission. Or maybe he could just go away. Forget me, forget the jewels, forget the body. Go away. She felt Arty’s hand on her shoulder. She wrenched away from his hold. “They’re not ours,” he said. “Well, they’re not his,” she said. “It just isn’t right. ” Liz sighed as loudly as she could. “That’s the whole thing right there. Obey the law, obey God. ” “I am thinking about you. ” ᇺ 28 ᇺ Deceived “Life is dangerous,” she said. “Arty, listen to me, will you?

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