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Stealing People by Robert Wilson
  

Stealing People

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Addictive; terrifying; full-throttle; a thriller you can't look away from...

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Synopsis

Stealing People by Robert Wilson

London, January 2014. In the space of 32 hours, in a well-planned and highly organized operation, six billionaires' children are taken off the streets of London in a series of slickly well-executed kidnaps. The gang demands GBP25 million per hostage for 'expenses' - not ransom. And when your child goes missing, you need Charles Boxer: a man with little left to lose who'll stop at nothing to save families suffering what he has. The wealthy parents of the missing children know that Boxer will do more than police can - but that doesn't mean the law will leave it to him. Intelligence agencies are all interested in the kidnaps because in each case the parents are related to people in power in the various countries involved. Soon the investigation goes beyond the corridors of power and the boardrooms of big corporations - and to far darker corners. Even more worryingly for Boxer, and his ex-wife Mercy, it threatens to lead back to their own lives, too. But still nobody knows what this mysterious kidnap gang ultimately want and, if they have a cause, what the hell is it?

Reviews

'Wilson is a master at creating suspense, but it's his depiction of the evil that men do that is truly outstanding.'
CATHOLIC HERALD Gripping LITERARY REVIEW Robert Wilson brings all his talent as a supreme thriller writer to bear in the tightly

-plotted, fast paced, addictive page-turner. BITE THE BOOK 'Tense, high-concept entertainment masterfully delivered.
IRISH INDEPENDENT

'Clever, complex and compelling. These hallmarks have shot Wilson's thrillers featuring kidnap negotiator Charlie Boxer onto my 'must read'
list

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About the Author

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson has lived and worked around the world, including spells shipbroking, tourguiding, and exporting bathrooms to Nigeria. After escaping car crashes, civil wars and angry baboons, he and his wife settled in Portugal, and Rob turned to novels. Since then, he's written ten acclaimed crime novels including the CWA Gold Dagger award winning A SMALL DEATH IN LISBON.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th June 2015

Author

Robert Wilson

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback
384 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781409147831

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