Gateways (Repairman Jack)

By F. Paul Wilson

Following final year's profitable The Haunted Air, F. Paul Wilson returns with one other riveting episode within the saga of Repairman Jack, the secretive, inventive, and heroic champion of these whose difficulties not anyone else can resolve. As Dean Koontz says, "Repairman Jack is likely one of the most unique and fascinating characters to come up out of latest fiction in a while. His adventures are highly entertaining."

In Gateways, Jack learns that his father is in a coma after a motor vehicle coincidence in Florida. they have been at the outs, yet this is often his dad, so he heads south. within the health center he meets Anya, considered one of his father's associates. She's a unusual previous duck who turns out to understand a whole lot approximately his father, or even much approximately Jack.

Jack's arrival doesn't pass left out. a tender lady named Semelee, who has unusual skills and lives in an remoted region of the Everglades with a bunch of misshapen males, feels his presence. She senses that he is "special," like her.

Anya takes Jack again to Dad's senior neighborhood, Gateways South, which borders at the Everglades. Florida goes via an strange drought. there is a ban on watering; every thing is brown and wilting, yet Anya's garden is a deep eco-friendly.
Who is Anya? who's Semelee, and what's her connection to the new unusual deaths of Gateways residents-killed through birds, spiders, and snakes-during the previous 12 months? And what are the "lights" Jack retains listening to about-? lighting that emanate two times a yr from a sinkhole deep within the Everglades . . . lighting from one other position, one other reality.

If he's to guard his father from changing into the following fatality at Gateways, there are questions Jack needs to resolution, secrets and techniques he needs to discover. secrets and techniques . . . Jack has lots of his personal, and alongside the way in which he learns that even his father has secrets.

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For Daniel and Quinn AUTHOR’S observe because of the standard group for his or her editorial aid with the manuscript: my spouse, Mary; my editor, David Hartwell; his assistant, Moshe Feder; Elizabeth Monteleone; Steven Spruill (who additionally allowed me to faucet into his shop of data concerning the Korean War); and my agent, Albert Zuckerman. thank you, too, to the numerous pleasant South Florida folks and air-boat pilots who helped me alongside the way in which, specially the rangers on the Royal Palm and Shark Valley customer facilities in Everglades nationwide Park who brought me to the fantastic range of natural world within the Glades. particular due to Stuart Schiff for being so beneficiant together with his marvelous unmarried malts, and to Blake Dollens for his willing eye. eventually, due to new york Joe (Joe Schmidt) and Angel (Janada Oakley) for suggestion at the weaponry. I did a bit improvising alongside the way in which, so any error in that sector are my very own. Contents TUESDAY bankruptcy 1 bankruptcy 2 bankruptcy three bankruptcy four bankruptcy five bankruptcy 6 bankruptcy 7 bankruptcy eight bankruptcy nine bankruptcy 10 bankruptcy eleven bankruptcy 12 bankruptcy thirteen bankruptcy 14 bankruptcy 15 bankruptcy sixteen bankruptcy 17 WEDNESDAY bankruptcy 1 bankruptcy 2 bankruptcy three bankruptcy four bankruptcy five bankruptcy 6 bankruptcy 7 bankruptcy eight bankruptcy nine bankruptcy 10 bankruptcy eleven bankruptcy 12 bankruptcy thirteen bankruptcy 14 bankruptcy 15 THURSDAY bankruptcy 1 bankruptcy 2 bankruptcy three bankruptcy four bankruptcy five bankruptcy 6 bankruptcy 7 bankruptcy eight bankruptcy nine bankruptcy 10 bankruptcy eleven bankruptcy 12 bankruptcy thirteen bankruptcy 14 bankruptcy 15 bankruptcy sixteen FRIDAY bankruptcy 1 bankruptcy 2 bankruptcy three bankruptcy four bankruptcy five bankruptcy 6 bankruptcy 7 bankruptcy eight bankruptcy nine bankruptcy 10 bankruptcy eleven bankruptcy 12 SATURDAY bankruptcy 1 bankruptcy 2 bankruptcy three bankruptcy four bankruptcy five bankruptcy 6 bankruptcy 7 bankruptcy eight bankruptcy nine bankruptcy 10 bankruptcy eleven bankruptcy 12 bankruptcy thirteen bankruptcy 14 bankruptcy 15 SUNDAY bankruptcy 1 bankruptcy 2 bankruptcy three bankruptcy four bankruptcy five bankruptcy 6 bankruptcy 7 bankruptcy eight bankruptcy nine bankruptcy 10 bankruptcy eleven bankruptcy 12 bankruptcy thirteen TUESDAY bankruptcy 1 AFTERWORD GATEWAYS TUESDAY 1 Blessed be the blackmailers, Jack idea as he pawed throughout the submitting cupboard. He had a penlight clamped in his the teeth and stored it knowledgeable at the labels of the putting folders whereas his latex-gloved hands fanned via them. What a trove. If somebody should be known as a qualified blackmailer, Richie Cordova healthy the invoice. deepest research was once his valid line, if any such line might be professional. yet it seems that he dug up plenty of extra airborne dirt and dust throughout the process his investigations, and placed that to paintings for him. by no means opposed to his consumers, Jack had discovered. Did his blackmailing anonymously. That saved his specialist rep fresh, stored that move of referrals from happy consumers flowing. yet Jack had picked him up on a cash drop Cordova had organize for his most up-to-date fish and took an quick dislike to the fats slob. 9 days of shadowing him hadn’t mellowed that preliminary influence. the fellow was once a jerk. Cordova’s PI workplace occupied a moment ground house over an Oriental deli at the different part of Bronx Park.

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