FBI Agent Aloysius Pendergast is back in Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston’s COLD VENGEANCE.
The book begins in the marshes of Scotland where Pendergast is hunting with his brother-in-law, Judson Esterhazy. Pendergast’s wife, Helen, died 12 years ago, but he stayed in touch with her brother. Suddenly, just when it would be time to take a shot at the stag for which they are aiming, Esterhazy shoots Pendergast, who then falls into a mire of quicksand. As Pendergast is slowly being sucked up, Esterhazy tells him that he did not kill Helen and in fact she’s still alive. Then he runs away and makes a big sh