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Definitely a talent to watch as his previous title â€˜Outside the white linesâ was one of our favourites of last year. This one is as stark and set in a human battery farm, rather like the Wasp factory shocking and dangerous reading
Pecking Order by Chris Simms
Rubble lives in a caravan and works on a battery farm. Totally oblivious to the outside world, he spends his days disposing of the sick and injured chickens. But all the while he dreams of a life in the army - despite the fact his numerous applications have been rejected. Then one day a mysterious visitor arrives and sees Rubble's child-like naivety combined with an ability to kill without compunction. Soon Rubble finds himself involved in a murderous secret project, his only chance of escape is the help of the girl he has to kill.
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'A wonderful display of talent'
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â€˜...builds unrelentingly towards an edge-of-the-seat finale...â
â€˜...a wonderful display of talent from a soon-to-be star of the crime fiction world.â
â€˜â€¦an ingeniously plotted psychological thrillerâ€¦reading Chris Simms is like watching a Danny Boyle filmâ€¦â
About the Author
Publication date3rd February 2005
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CategoriesThriller / suspense
Crime & mystery
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