Chasing the Dime
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By Michael Connelly

mystery | 371 pages | Published in 2002

The messages waiting for Henry Pierce when he plugs in his new telephone clearly aren't intended for him: "Where is Lilly? This is her number. It's on the site."Pierce has just been thrown out by his girlfriend and moved into a new apartment, and the company he founded is headed into the most critical phase of fund-raising. He's been "chasing the dime" - doing all it takes to come out first in a technological battle whose victor will make millions. But he can't get the messages for a woman named Lilly out of his head:"Uh, yes, hello, my name is Frank. I'm at the Peninsula. Room six twelve. So give me a call when you can."Something is wrong. Pierce probes, investigates, and then tumbles through a hole, leaving behind a life driven by work to track down and help a woman he has never met.The world he enters is one of escorts, websites, sex, and secret passions. The beautiful Lilly is an object of desire to thousands. To Pierce, she becomes the key that might fix a broken life. But in pursuing Lilly, Pierce has entered a landscape where his success and expertise mean nothing. He is a mark, an outsider, and soon he is also the victim of astonishing violence, the chief suspect in a murder case, and fighting for his life against forces he can barely discern.

ISBN_13:9780316153911

Quotes

Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it also opened doors to new possibilities.

Michael Connelly

The road to success is often paved with obstacles, but perseverance leads to triumph.

Michael Connelly

In the pursuit of truth, sometimes we lose ourselves.

Michael Connelly

The past has a way of catching up with us, whether we like it or not.

Michael Connelly

Trust is fragile, easily broken but difficult to rebuild.

Michael Connelly

Fear can either paralyze us or push us to conquer our deepest insecurities.

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Life is a series of choices, and our decisions shape our destiny.

Michael Connelly

The truth may be elusive, but it is worth the pursuit.

Michael Connelly

Regret is a heavy burden to carry, but it teaches us to value second chances.

Michael Connelly

Sometimes the most important battles are fought within ourselves.

Michael Connelly