Dead Line: A Thriller

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Macmillan, Aug 5, 2014 - Fiction - 352 pages
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If you're a security expert, what do you do if your fiancée suddenly goes missing, presumably kidnapped?

If you're Daniel Trent, a highly trained specialist in hostage negotiation, the answer is simple: You find out who took her and you make them talk. But what if your chief suspect is taken as well? How do you get him back quickly--and alive--so you can find out what really happened to your fiancée?

Set in Marseille, Chris Ewan's Dead Line is a fast-paced stand-alone thriller that pitches the reader into Daniel's world, as he tries desperately to secure the release of Jérôme Moreau from a ruthless gang in order to interrogate him on the whereabouts of his fiancée. When things don't go according to plan, Daniel must use all his skills and instincts to find the answers he's looking for, but will he be in time?


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User Review  - Kathie - Goodreads

Excellent mystery. I love all the plot twists and not being able to figure out who was unreliable narrator was, but the ending was unanticipated! Some might think there may be a follow up because it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ramakrishnan Sundaram - Goodreads

The story gets going right from page 1. Chris Evans sustains readers' interest all through with unfolding crimes & new insights in to kidnap. K & R policy & its clauses are fascinating. One only hopes ... Read full review

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CHRIS EWAN, who lives on the Isle of Man, was voted one of America's favorite British authors in a Huffington Post poll. He is the author of the stand-alone thriller, Safe House, which was named by The Telegraph as one of the top ten crime novels to take on vacation, and the Good Thief mystery series. The first in the series, The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam, was named one of the "best books for grownups" by Publishers Weekly and AARP The Magazine, and one of the best thrillers of the year by the London Times; and both his series and stand-alone books have received starred and rave reviews.

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