By Frank Wynne, Pierre Lemaitre
Author note: Frank Wynne (Translator)
Upon profitable the distinguished 2013 Crime Writers organization foreign Dagger Award, the judges praised Alex by way of announcing, "An unique and soaking up skill to leash incredulity within the identify of the fictitious agreement among writer and reader . . . A police procedural, a mystery opposed to time, a race among hunted and hunter, and a whydunnit, written from a number of issues of view that discover a number of it appears parallel tales which eventually meet."
Alex Prévost--kidnapped, savagely crushed, suspended from the ceiling of an deserted warehouse in a tiny wood cage--is working out of time. Her abductor seems to need purely to monitor her die. Will starvation, thirst, or the rats get her first?
except a shaky eyewitness document of the kidnapping, Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven has not anything to head on: no suspect, no leads, and no family members or buddies frightened to discover a lacking friend. The diminutive and fabulous detective is familiar with from sour adventure the urgency of discovering the lacking girl as speedy as possible--but first he needs to comprehend extra approximately her.
As he uncovers the main points of the younger woman's singular background, Camille is compelled to recognize that the individual he seeks isn't any traditional sufferer. She is gorgeous, definite, but additionally super tricky and imaginitive. sooner than lengthy, saving Alex's lifestyles often is the least of Commandant Verhoeven's enormous challenges.
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