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Dead Line

Chris Ewan

From the number one ebook bestselling author of Safe House.

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ISBN
9780571287994
Date Published
30.07.2013
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Summary

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?

Critic Reviews

A terrific novel, wonderfully sophisticated and assured and skilfully plotted. It's refreshing to come across a thriller that has pace and tension, but which doesn't depend on the torture of women to provide drama. 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
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This is a compulsive against-the-clock thriller that cleverly turns the kidnap plot on its head. Great stuff!

Robert Goddard
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An intense, rapidfire thriller with plenty of twists and turns from a rising star of the genre.

Simon Kernick
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Spellbinding action at a furious pace. I read it in one sitting.

Caro Ramsay
ChrisEwan

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 thirteen countries, and was followed…

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