The Last 10 Seconds

by Simon Kernick

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

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Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 6 May 2010.

Simon Kernick is fast becoming one of the top crime writers in Britain today and at Lovereading we have been fans for a long time. Here we have another gritty, fast paced, suspense-filled triumph. This one is going to have you up until the wee small hours eager to reach the dramatic climax. Highly recommended.

The Last 10 Seconds Synopsis

The Undercover Cop - Having worked undercover the last ten years, Sean Egan is used to life on the edge. He's recently infiltrated one of London's most dangerous criminal gangs, and they've just informed him that they want him for a very special job: the daring abduction from police custody of a serial killer known as The Night Creeper.

 

The Killer - Brutally violent yet highly intelligent, The Night Creeper has earned his reputation by torturing five young women to death. Arrested the previous night, he claims that he has a cast-iron alibi for one of the murders, and some highly important information that can prove his innocence - and implicates someone else.

 

The Policewoman Di - Tina Boyd has an instinct for trouble, and a past that continues to haunt her. She was the policewoman who charged The Night Creeper. Now he's been kidnapped, and it's Tina's task to find him. And find him fast, because it's clear that some very dangerous people want to silence him permanently.

 

A man, a woman and a sadistic killer. As they race towards a terrifying confrontation only one thing is certain: they're all going to have to fight very hard just to stay alive.

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ISBN: 9780593062869
Publication date: 21/01/2010
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780593062869
Publication date: 21st January 2010
Author: Simon Kernick
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Simon Kernick

Simon Kernick was our Guest Editor in February 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing. Simon Kernick is one of Britain's most exciting new thriller writers. He arrived on the scene with his highly acclaimed debut novel The Business of Dying, and his big breakthrough came with his novel Relentless which became the bestselling thriller of 2007. Simon's research is what makes his thrillers so authentic. He talks both on and off the record to members of Special Branch, the Anti-Terrorist Branch and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, so he gets to hear first hand ...

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