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The Steel Kiss by Jeffery Deaver
  

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Number one bestselling author and master of suspense Jeffery Deaver returns with the twelfth Lincoln Rhyme thriller.

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Synopsis

The Steel Kiss by Jeffery Deaver

Master of suspense Jeffery Deaver returns with the latest gripping thriller featuring paraplegic forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme. Smart technology is everywhere. It makes our lives easier, our connections faster and journeys quicker. But in the wrong hands, it can kill...Detective Amelia Sachs is hot on the trail of a murderer, chasing him through a Brooklyn department store, when her pursuit is fatally interrupted. An escalator gives way, forcing Sachs down into the machinery to help the man trapped in its depths...and enabling the suspect to flee. But was it simply a freak accident? Could the killer's presence in the store really be a coincidence? As the body count threatens to grow, Sachs and forensic expert Lincoln Rhyme realise they are facing one of their most formidable opponents ever. Someone able to turn the most commonplace product into a murder weapon. Someone who can kill by remote control...

Reviews

A tightly plotted masterpiece Sun Flawlessly constructed and paced The Sunday Times The king of suspense is back and he's done it again...Riveting. Glasgow Herald Deaver's formidable technological and forensic research, acute insight into the criminal mind, and insightful awareness of serious moral issues that affect modern life, make this breathlessly entertaining fiction. Irish Independent


About the Author

Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver is the author of three collections of short stories and 32 suspense novels. He is best known for his Lincoln Rhyme thrillers, which include the number one bestsellers The Vanished Man, The Twelfth Card and The Cold Moon, as well as The Bone Collector which was made into a feature film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. The first Kathryn Dance novel, The Sleeping Doll, was published in 2007 to enormous acclaim.

A three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for Best Short Story of the year, he has been nominated for an Anthony Award and six Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America. He won the WH Smith Thumping Good Read Award in 2001 and in 2004 won the Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger for Best Thriller with Garden of Beasts, and their Short Story Dagger for The Weekender from Twisted.

Jeffery Deaver lives in North Carolina and California.

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Publication date

26th January 2017

Author

Jeffery Deaver

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Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
640 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery
Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9781473618619

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