By John Simpson
Whilst former President of the USA David Windsor is appointed the yank ambassador to the court docket of St. James, it necessitates a flow to England. Uprooting his relations and relocating his employees, David and his husband, ex-Secret provider Agent Shane Thompson-Windsor, settle into Winfield condo with their followed son, Jack, and feisty Scottie puppies.
Life is ultimately settling right into a regimen while Jack is kidnapped via Libyan nationals. not capable of name without delay upon US army forces, David turns to his successor as President, Victoria Wilson, to enlist her relief and achieve her approval of a bold rescue test, and asks his cousin King William for aid luring the kidnapper to British soil for retribution. It's a venture that might finally contain the British Marines or even own telephone calls to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi as David will cease at not anything to work out his son effectively domestic.
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Beide Hände waren nun auf der Bettdecke. Jene, die vorher nicht zu sehen war, war geschwollen, gelb und voller Einstichnarben. Cindy ging rasch zu ihr hinüber und hob sie aus dem Bett. « In ihrer Stimme schwang nun ein ganz anderer Ton. Sie küßte Cassie auf die Wange. Cassie schaute zu ihr auf und legte den Kopf an ihre Brust, dann gähnte sie noch einmal und schaute sich um, bis ihr Blick auf 44 die Häschen auf ihrem Nachttisch fiel. Sie zeigte mit dem Finger darauf und jammerte verlangend. Cindy nahm eins von den Stofftieren, ein rosafarbenes.
Ich bemerkte, daß ich immer noch den Stoffhasen in der Hand hielt. Ich streichelte ihm noch einmal den Bauch und stellte ihn auf die Fensterbank zurück. Cindy schaute mir dabei zu und spielte mit ihrem Zopf. »Tut mir leid, daß ich so aufbrausend war, aber was Sie eben gesagt haben — daß Dr. Eves nur tut, was ihr Job von ihr verlangt —, hat mich daran erinnert, wie sehr ich in mei nem Job, als Mutter, versage. « »Was Sie im Moment durchmachen, hat wenig mit normalen Mutterpflichten zu tun«, versuchte ich sie zu trösten, worauf sie mit einem flüchtigen, traurigen Lächeln reagierte.
Wenn Vicki ihre Befugnisse überschreitet, dann wissen wir überhaupt nicht mehr, wo wir stehen. Soll ich sie versetzen lassen? « »Nein, meinetwegen nicht. « Stephanie nahm noch einmal die Akte zur Hand. « »Zeig doch mal her«, bat ich sie. Sie reichte mir die Akte, die Notizen in ihrer gewohnten sauberen Handschrift enthielt. Darunter fand ich eine Stamm baumskizze der Jones', die ich eingehend betrachtete. « Stephanie schüttelte den Kopf. »Cindy verlor früh ihre El tern. Chips Mutter starb, als er noch ein Teenager war.
Condor and the Crown (Condor One, Book 2) by John Simpson