The phone call comes in the early hours. A cold, electronic voice informs detective Bill Smith that his best friend is being held hostage. And the clock is ticking...This is adrenalin fuelled suspense at its very best.
'In twelve hours Lydia Chin will be dead...'
Twelve hours to find the girl, or he'll find her corpse... And Bill has to follow the kidnapper's sadistic clues to find her - and find her fast - before the psycho makes good his promise to kill her...
Directed to an abandoned warehouse, Bill finds the corpse of a small Chinese woman dressed like Lydia just as the building is rapidly surrounded by police. Now Bill is on the run from the cops and in the worst trouble of his very troubled life. But that's nothing compared to what Lydia is facing...Please note this novel is called On The Line in the US.
Closing date: 06/09/2018
'Perfect plotting wrapped inside amazing mile-a-minute suspense…does it get any better?'
'All the twists you'd expect from Rozan, but speeded up within an inch of their lives, just like the summer movie this yarn ought to spawn'
'the action never stops ...A high-velocity entry in a reliable series'
'Some neat twists keep the reader guessing to the surprise kick ending'
'If you long for heart-stopping action and the most original characters outside of P.J. Tracy's Monkeewrench Gang, look no further'
Publication date: 15/09/2011
Publisher: Ebury Press
|Publication date:||15th September 2011|
|Author:||S. J. Rozan|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery,|
S. J. Rozan, a native New Yorker, is the author of eleven novels. Her work has won the Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Nero, and Macavity awards for Best Novel and the Edgar for Best Short Story. BRONX NOIR, a short story collection SJ edited, was given the NAIBA "Notable Book of the Year" award. She's served on the National Boards of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime, and is ex-President of the Private Eye Writers of America. In January 2003 she was an invited speaker at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The 2005 Left Coast ...More About S. J. Rozan