By Ken Follett
Sentenced to a lifetime of distress within the Scottish coal mines, twenty-one-year-old Mack McAsh hungers for get away. His in basic terms best friend: attractive high-born Lizzie Hallim, who's trapped in her personal form of hell.
In 1766, from the teeming streets of London to the infernal carry of a slave send headed for the yank colonies to a sprawling Virginia plantation, stressed youngsters, separated via politics and place, are certain through their look for a spot known as freedom....
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Armansky hired mature ex-policemen as operations chiefs, political scientists specialising in international terrorism, and experts in personal protection and industrial espionage. Most importantly, he hired the best telecommunications technicians and IT experts. The company moved from Solna to state-of-the-art ofﬁces near Slussen, in the heart of Stockholm. By the start of the nineties, Milton Security was equipped to offer a new level of security to an exclusive group of clients, primarily mediumsized corporations and well-to-do private individuals—nouveau-riche rock stars, stock-market speculators, and dot-com high ﬂyers.
It wasn’t part of my assignment to look at the question of fact in the Wennerström affair, but I did follow the trial and have to admit that I was actually ﬂabbergasted. The thing felt wrong, and it’s totally . . ” Salander scratched her neck. Frode looked patient. Armansky wondered whether he might be mistaken or whether Salander really was unsure how to continue. The Salander he knew was never unsure or hesitant. Finally she seemed to make up her mind. “Quite off the record, so to speak . .
The pictures had been taken in a hotel corridor in Tallinn, and the man had his hand under the girl’s sweater. Salander had tracked down the girl in question and she had provided her account on tape. The report had created precisely the chaos that Armansky had wanted t h e g i r l w i t h t h e d r a g o n tat t o o to avoid. First he had to swallow a few ulcer tablets prescribed by his doctor. Then he called in the client for a sombre emergency meeting. Finally—over the client’s ﬁerce objections—he was forced to refer the material to the police.