Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Karen was really mad at John Medina in the end, even though everyone was okay and Lake was dead. She wanted to know why he waited to kill Lake even though he'd already shot Marc in the chest, and he replied ...?||Linda Howard's "Kill and Tell"
"Yours wasn't the only father killed, Miss Whitlaw.". Rick Medina was John Medina's father. Although Rick was valued by the CIA, John was prized and considered "classified." For fear of exposure, he couldn't live a normal life so he had to work behind the scenes. Rather than kill Senator Lake outright, he wanted to know Lake's part in his father's death, and as it turns out, Lake had the older Medina killed.
Senator Lake. When Hilley realized that Chastain was saying that Lake had his brother killed, he wanted to see the book for himself. Rather than let him, Senator Lake killed him.
|Senator Lake and Raymond Hilley cornered Karen and Chastain in the storage unit to kill them after Karen and Chastain found the package from her father. There was a book inside; why did Senator Lake want the book?||Linda Howard's "Kill and Tell"
It was Dexter's kill book and Lake hired Dexter to kill his brother. Lake's older brother was supposed to be the "heir" to the Lake dynasty, but once he was killed Stephen Lake stepped up to become senator and planned to be president. Before he could continue in his quest, he had to get rid of Dexter, the only other person who knew what he'd done.
He was the right hand man of Senator Lake. Apparently he more than a lackey; he was a gofer, mercenary, hired killer, cleaner, adviser, and nurse all in one deadly package.
|After thinking about why someone would want her dead, Karen remembered the package from Dexter that she never opened. Where did she put it?||Linda Howard's "Kill and Tell"
Buckeye Stockit and Lockit. In the book, it mentions that she had unit 152 and it was found by stealing her canceled checks.
|When Jess McPherson managed to see Marc Chastain about the deaths of Medina and Whitlaw, Chastain asked him was he "satellites or pickles." Jess responded "pickles." To what/whom was he referring to?||Linda Howard's "Kill and Tell"
His job with the CIA. Apparently, the CIA got the nickname "pickle" because they were always in a pickle, get it?
A can of hairspray. She managed to blind him with the hairspray and escape into the hallway, where two responding officers shot and killed him.
He thought she turned her father out onto the streets.. Of all the homeless American citizens, more than a third suffer from mental and physical disabilities. Rather than deal with these issues, a lot of the relatives choose to send the disabled away and this is what Chastain believed Karen had done.
|Also in the beginning of the book, Karen was returning home from work when she noticed that she had a package from Dexter. Why did she not open it?||Linda Howard's "Kill and Tell"
Dexter abandoned Karen and her mother. After Dexter came back from the war, he began to drift in and out of their lives. When he mailed the package, it was for her mother but Jeannette had passed away three weeks earlier. Reeling from grief and hurt, Karen put the package away unopened.
|Dexter Whitlaw is presumed to be a homeless man in the beginning, but after his homicide Detective Chastain finds out he was in the military. Who was his killer?||Linda Howard's "Kill and Tell"
Rick Medina. In an interesting twist, both Whitlaw and Medina were in the army at the same time, until Medina was hired to kill Whitlaw after he went rogue. Unfortunately, Medina was murdered mere seconds after killing Whitlaw.
Jaine. The book is written from Jaine's perspective. It details her friends, their creation of the list, her job, her neighbours, her family and her relationship with Sam.
Parkinson's. When Sam wanted a fast wedding with no engagement period, Jaine said that they would have to wait because her parents were busy touring Europe. The had gone to Europe because Jaine's dad had Parkinson's Disease and her mother felt that this might be their last chance to be able to go.
|The four women met after work on Fridays at Ernie's, where they came up with the soon to be famous "Perfect Man" list. What where the first three requirements on the list?||"Mr Perfect" by Linda Howard
faithful, nice and dependable. The list became became available to the public after it was accidentally shown to a friend who showed it to another person and it grew from there. The first three items on the list were faithful, nice and dependable. Other requirements for the "perfect man" were steady job, great in bed, money's nice, sense of humor, good to look at, as well as a few other physical requirements.
|All four of the list ladies are employed at the same company; Leah Street is also an employee. What is the name of the company?||"Mr Perfect" by Linda Howard
Hammerstead Technology. They all work at Hammerstead Technology, Jaine in the payroll department, Luna in the sales division, TJ in human resources and Marci was head of accounting. Leah works in human resources with TJ.
|Jaine's neighbour Sam, comes and goes at all hours of the day, he appears to be unshaven and dirty and usually has bloodshot eyes. At first Jaine thought he was a drunk; what does Sam do for a living?||"Mr Perfect" by Linda Howard
Task Force Police Officer. Jaine believes that Sam is a drunk, he is always arriving home and leaving at different times. His car, she thinks, is very loud and in need of a muffler. She is shocked when she tells him to go have another drink, and he informs her that he is a cop.
|What word would send the four women into fits of laughter while they were at the restaurant? (While they were creating the list)||"Mr Perfect" by Linda Howard
leftovers. In the list it was discussed what the perfect man would be like. Faithfulness, nice, dependable as well as financial qualifications were discussed. Along with these other qualifications the "list ladies" discussed the physical attributes of the perfect man. Janie said that anything over a certain amount of inches would be "leftovers".
Marci. Marci was the first one to be murdered. Luna was the second of the list ladies to be attacked. TJ was attacked at work, followed by Jaine at her sister's house. Both TJ and Janie survived their attacks.
the same woman. At the beginning of the book we are introduced to Mrs. Whitcomb, Corin's mother. Later it is discovered that Corin and Leah are the same person. Mrs. Whitcomb insisted that her child was male and introduced everyone to her son, Corin. Leah is the name that she picked for herself, after she was allowed to live as a female.
Jaine, TJ, Luna and Marci. The four friends Jaine, TJ, Luna and Marci all work for the same company and have a traditional Friday meeting for something to eat and drinks after work. This particular "meeting" is the basis of the book because this is the night that the list for the "perfect man" was created.
Yes. In exchange for information and cooperation with the CIA, Ronsard will remain in the business in return the CIA will attempt to find him a heart for Laure(his daughter). Ronsard accepts the deal and the CIA is happy with the arrangement. Neima knows that Ronsard's motivation for becoming an illegal arms dealer because he wants to save his daughter's life. He would willing cooperate with the CIA if it meant getting a replacement heart for Laure.
33 minutes. Medina and Neima are brought in to investigate the unexplained source which caused the explosion of Delta Flight 183. Delta Flight 183 from Atlanta to London exploded 33 minutes into the flight over the mountains in North Carolina; 263 people died. Although it appeared to be a internal explosion there was no evidence to suggest the theory of a bomb.
she was a double agent and a traitor. Venetia was Medina's wife. He killed her because she was a double agent and a traitor. During the Cold War she was willing to sell the names of the two highest placed moles, Aldrich and Ames, to the Kremlin for money. Medina set a trap, and shot her while she was on the telephone with the Soviet Embassy.
Basic underwater demolition/SEAL training. All CIA agents must pass BUD/S. According to Medina, it is a grueling, extensive training program, with a very low percentage actually completing the training. Both Medina and Dallas (Neima's husband) have completed and passed BUD/S.
for his daughter. Ronsard's daughter, Laure, suffers from several medical problems, As a father, he would do anything to save his daughter. The choices he felt were either being an arms dealer or a drug dealer; as he said to Neima "she is my child, the devil may have my soul, but he's welcome to it if she can live." With the money that he earns, Ronsard has put large sums into new research for cystic fibrosis, as well as searching for a black market heart.
All of these (Cystic fibrosis, Defective heart, Only one kidney). Laure is a very tiny, unhealthy twelve-year-old. She suffers from a defective heart, cystic fibrosis, only has one working kidney and is sometimes confined to a wheelchair. A heart transplant is almost impossible because of her size and the replacement heart would have to be from a child. Aside from her medical problems, Laure is a typical twelve-year-old girl with interests in make-up and romance.
Tumbrils. Ronsard chose his passwords from "A Tale of Two Cities," he would frequently change his password. His method of choosing a password was to find the word and fold down the page that the word was on and leave the book lying on the desk as if it had no real significance. Medina first tried Laure, Ronsard's daughter, as well as Guillotine and Monarch; the correct password was Tumbrils.
Neima's fake parents. Jacqueline and Sid are the "fake parents" of Neima Jamieson. After Neima agreed to rejoin Medina in another mission, he created an alternative personality for her, including fake parents. These "parents" were friends of the ambassador and his wife, who asked Neima to visit them at the embassy, so that she could be introduced to Ronsard. While Neima was visiting the ambassador and his wife, her "parents" were on an extended vacation in Australia.
|After her husband was killed in the destruction of the biological warfare factory, Tucker/Medina attempts to distract Neima by telling her a story about his childhood dog. What is his dog's name?
||"All the Queen's Men" by Linda Howard
Fifi. Medina said that his dog was Fifi. She had a long, skinny body like a dachshund, with a curly coat like a poodle. He named the dog Fifi because that is what he thought all poodle type dogs were named. This amazing dog could open doors, climb trees, really ate his homework once, loved fruit loops, was ugly, and she never existed.
1994, Iran. Neima first met Medina in Iran in 1994. Neima, her husband Dallas and Darrell Tucker (an alias for John Medina) were on a mission to destroy a factory that was creating biological warfare material that was being distributed to terrorists.