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Dead Line

Dead Line

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9780571299577
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9780571299577
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£12.99
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About the Book

And just as your plan is developing, so you're evolving, too. You're changing in ways you never would have thought possible before. But that's acceptable to you. You're prepared to do whatever it takes . . . Why? Because you're the specialist. And that's how you're going to succeed.

What do you do if your fiancée goes missing, presumed taken?
If you're Daniel Trent, a highly trained specialist in hostage negotiation, the answer is simple: you find out who took her and you make them talk.
But matters are complicated when Daniel's chief suspect is kidnapped. How does he get him back quickly - and alive?
Set in Marseilles, Dead Line is a fast-paced thriller that pitches the reader into Daniel's world, as he tries desperately to secure the release of Jérôme Moreau from a ruthless gang in order to interrogate him on the whereabouts of his fiancée, Aimée. When things don't go according to plan, Daniel must use all his skills and instincts to find the answers he's looking for.
But will he meet the deadline?

And just as your plan is developing, so you're evolving, too. You're changing in ways you never would have thought possible before. But that's acceptable to you. You're prepared to do whatever it takes . . . Why? Because you're the specialist. And that's how you're going to succeed.What do you do if your fiancée goes missing, presumed taken? If you're Daniel Trent, a highly trained specialist in hostage negotiation, the answer is simple: you find out who took her and you make them talk. But matters are complicated when Daniel's chief suspect is kidnapped. How does he get him back quickly - and alive? Set in Marseilles, Dead Line is a fast-paced thriller that pitches the reader into Daniel's world, as he tries desperately to secure the release of Jérôme Moreau from a ruthless gang in order to interrogate him on the whereabouts of his fiancée, Aimée. When things don't go according to plan, Daniel must use all his skills and instincts to find the answers he's looking for. But will he meet the deadline?
  • Chris Ewan

    Chris Ewan is the award-winning author of The Good Thief's Guide to ... series of mystery novels, which are in development with 20th Century Fox Television on behalf of showrunner Hart Hanson (Bones). His debut, The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam, won the Long Barn Books First Novel Award and is published in eleven countries, and Amsterdam, Paris, Vegas and Venice, have all been shortlisted for CrimeFest's Last Laugh Award.

    Born in Taunton in 1976, he now lives in the Isle of Man with his wife, Jo, and their daughter. Safe House, his first stand-alone thriller, was a number one bestseller in 2012 and was shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. Dead Line, his second thriller, was published in 2013.

“This is Ewan's second thriller, following hard on the heels of his excellent debut Safe House, and it shows he is well on the way to becoming a leading member of the new generation of thriller writers ... Told at breakneck pace, with Trent always fighting the deadlines that every hostage negotiator has to grapple with, Ewan reveals a serpentine plot that is complex and yet all too real ... It has pace, intrigue and exceptional characters.”
- Daily Mail
“A terrific novel, wonderfully sophisticated and assured and skilfully plotted . . . It's one of the few books this year that I stayed up late at night to finish. Ewan has become a master storyteller and I look forward to reading his next book.”
- Ann Cleeves