The Floodgates (Barclay Family Adventures 2) by Ed Hanson

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Why would the president’s son urge you to change your report? ” “And it may solve the shooting of Manuel Sanchez,” a police officer chimed in. “Both of the Alvarez brothers were carrying handguns. ” **** Back in Mexico City Hector Alvarez was hearing the worst news of his life. Over the years, he’d paid informants thousands upon thousands of pesos for confidential information. Now he was getting his money’s worth. Today’s news included the deaths of his two sons, the connection of the bribe attempt to his company, and the tie-in to the Sanchez shooting.

Look at the information booth. ” Paul looked toward the center of the room. “Yes, I see him,” he said. “That’s the man who paged you. He’s the president of National Construction 56 Chapter • 10 Materials. We were afraid that he’d send someone to make an attempt on your life. ” “Come after me? ” Paul asked. The police officer smiled. “For a start, your report on the San Padro Dam will ruin him. It’s already resulted in an investigation of his company. There’s also a warrant out for his arrest. ” Paul protested.

At the moment, the crack was barely an inch wide. But the water pressure behind the dam was tremendous. It was already forcing a 25-foot spray of water into the air. Paul knew that something had to be done right away. If the crack continued to expand, the entire dam could be lost. 38 CHAPTER 7 The Flood Fearing for their lives, several workers began running to the safety of solid ground. ” Paul yelled. ” The foreman and several others stopped the fleeing workers. Then the foreman spoke to Paul in English.

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