Hunted (Medusa Project, Book 4)
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Dylan, the daughter of the scientist who created the Medusa gene for psychic powers, has never felt she really fits into the crime-fighting Medusa Project. But then she makes a discovery about her father's death which changes everything. As she and the other Medusa teens search for the truth, Dylan meets Harry - a boy who seems to know more about Dylan's past than she does. But can Dylan trust him? While Dylan searches for the mysterious legacy that her father has left her from beyond the grave, her dad's killer closes in. But just how far is the murderer prepared to go to keep Dylan from finding out the truth?
pregnant . . . said they’d have so much fun being mothers together.’ ‘Your parents knew my mom as well as my dad?’ I said. ‘What are their names?’ ‘Laura and Jason Smith,’ Harry said. ‘Actually, our mums knew each other really well. They were good friends.’ I nodded. I couldn’t place Jason, but the name Laura definitely cropped up in my mom’s diary as one of her regular lunch dates. ‘I think my mum introduced your parents to each other,’ Harry explained. ‘And they went out together as
said you’d hacked into the file on William Fox – your dad – in the murder database. He has some ace software that tells him when stuff like that happens. He said he knew it was you from the cameras in the street outside the public records office. He hacked those as well.’ I shook my head. ‘How did he know I would come to the Hub?’ ‘He guessed that once you learned your dad was murdered, you’d ask more questions and find out that all the recordings detailing who your dad thought was after him
Ketty said, her mouth set in a determined line. ‘She’s gone for a walk.’ Jeez, were they talking about me? I crept closer, smoothing out my hair. I dumped my bag behind a tree. I could come back for it later and my ‘walk’ would look more convincing if I didn’t have anything with me. ‘I asked you to tell me when Dylan was out of the shower,’ Geri snapped. ‘I told you, I didn’t see her come out of the shower,’ Ketty said. ‘She’d already left when I went upstairs.’ ‘Ketty was with me.’ Nico
up, remember? It’ll blow as soon as anyone tries to move it. You have to untie the knife without disturbing anything else . . . It’s easy to spot . . . six inches long with a serrated blade. I took a step closer to the box. It was made of steel, glinting in the dim light that crept in under the curtains. Now I was nearer I could see a row of knives laid out just inside. A mass of wires lay in a jumble around each blade. My heart thudded. The box was going to blow as soon as I touched any of the
gene, but by Bookman – the boss of the Hub – the man with overall responsibility for the original Medusa gene development project. A dead weight settled in my guts as the revelation hit home. Everything I’d been told before about my mom was wrong. She hadn’t been hysterical or paranoid. She’d been right. The cup of coffee Laura had brought me earlier grew cold in my hands. It was hard to accept what she’d told me, but it made sense. Bookman was the very person Dad kept going to see in his