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By Bruce Parry

Explorer Bruce Parry embarks on an epic trip down the Amazon. Written in diary shape, the ebook bargains a unprecedented perception into the methods of lifestyles that experience existed because the sunrise of time and are approximately to vanish eternally. affliction, injuries and all demeanour of unexpected mishaps try out Parry's power each step of how.

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Her main concern was on reaching the street. * * * From the wide sweep of windows on the fourth floor, he watched her run onto Dodge Street, waving her arms for help. He tensed as he saw a car coming at her, then relaxed as it slowed, nodded as the brake lights came on and she scrambled inside. He watched until the taillights were only a flicker, then turned away from the window. A rare, genuine smile touched his full lips and he laughed with wry amusement. If that was a pervert into whose car she'd leapt, he pitied the poor fool—she'd make mincemeat of him.

When at last he had memorized every detail, he drew the pillow from her grasp. That part of him responsible for the murders of nineteen men urged him to press the pillow firmly to her face until she no longer drew breath. What would one more death be to a man who, over the years, had killed nineteen people? But never a woman, he reminded himself. He had never taken the life of a woman although one had killed him. He shrugged, then tossed the pillow aside. Very gently, he turned the woman onto her back and his fingers went to the buttons of her shirt.

Her eyes were azure, a few shades lighter than the sea. Her hair was a pale brown with just a touch of gray threaded through the fine strands: baby-fine and thin, but as soft as a kitten's down. It hung midway down her back and curls framed her oval face. Without a doubt, it was the kind of hair a man would delight in stroking, feeling drag across his naked belly. She wasn't tall. She was no more than five-foot-four, nearly a foot shorter than him. Neither was she all that slim. Seeing her, picturing her running away from him, he realized her hips were a trifle too broad and calves a bit too thick to be fashionable these days; upper arms heavier than was allowed.

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