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Death of a Blue Movie Star

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781848941809

Price: £7.99

ON SALE: 1st March 2001

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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She calls herself Rune. She lives a downtown life and works running errands for a couple of documentary filmakers. At twenty-one, she’s nowhere, and that’s not where she wants to be. So, armed with a borrowed Betacam, she embarks on a freelance career of making movies herself.

Unfortunately her first attempt – within the hallowed walls of the XXX Velvet Venus Theatre – was unexpectedly interesting. A bomb takes out half the cinema and a number of patrons. Rune, however, sees the possibilities and decides to track the culprit through the New York underworld – with her camera in tow, as well as Bomb Squad Detective Sam Healy. And thus begins her journey into the heart of the city of neon nightmares…

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Deaver is a terrific storyteller, and he takes the reader on a rollercaoster of suspense, violence and mystery . . . Good entertainment
Susanna Yager, Daily Telegraph
Jeffery Deaver's fiendish new suspense thriller . . . Amazing as it sounds, Deaver makes the intellectual puzzle the most thrilling part of his high-anxiety drama, which twists, turns and leaves us weak
The New York Times Book Review
Principal characters unusually vivid and sympathetic.... Rapidly paced, wholly engrossing tale
Publisher's Weekly
A truly engrossing thriller. Psychological thriller writers do not come much better than Deaver. His cogent plotting, smooth characterisation and (best of all) psychological profiling of his villains is all nonpareil
The Times Crime Supplement