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The Echo Man by Richard Montanari
  

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Where Lee Child has Jack Reacher, the similarly frantically-paced thrillers of Montanari don't feature a recurrent character, but they equal Child in their sheer readability and hold your breath qualities. This is widescreen action at its percussive best.

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Synopsis

The Echo Man by Richard Montanari

It is fall in Philadelphia and the mutilated body of a man is found in one of the poorest neighbourhoods of the city. The victim has been viciously tortured to death. It's the work of a sadistic mind in free fall. When homicide detectives Kevin Byrne and Jessica Balzano investigate, they soon realise that their crime scene is linked to the past. Eight years ago, another body was found in the same place, in the same position, killed in the same manner. That case was never closed. Apart from their killer's unusual calling cards, the crime scene photos - past and present - are identical. As another brutalised body appears, then another, it becomes horrifyingly clear that someone is recreating unsolved murders from Philadelphia's past in the most sinister of ways. And the killer is closer than they think...


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About the Author

Richard Montanari

Richard Montanari is the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Devil's Garden, Play Dead, The Rosary Girls, The Skin Gods and Broken Angels, as well as the internationally acclaimed thrillers Kiss of Evil, Deviant Way and The Violet Hour. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio. To find out more about Richard Montanari visit his website at www.richardmontanari.com

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Publication date

30th November 1999

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Richard Montanari

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Hardback

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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9780434018918

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