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Roadside Crosses

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781848944046

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 1st April 2010

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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The chilling second Kathryn Dance novel from the bestselling author of The Bone Collector.

A highway patrol trooper notices something strange on the side of the road: a homemade cross, fashioned as a memorial. Except the date being ‘remembered’ is the following day – the day the police find a kidnapped teenage girl in the trunk of a car, left for dead. Special Agent Kathryn Dance, kinesics expert with the California Bureau of Investigation, is on the case. The teenage victim points her to an online community where criticism is vicious. It looks as though one teen has finally snapped. Then further crosses appear. Now Dance must race against the clock to find the attacker before he can carry out his deadly plans for revenge …in the cyber world and the real.

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'ROADSIDE CROSSES is a gripping story peopled with memorable characters. No surprise. Jeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller.'
Kathy Reichs
'Tightly constructed with a suspenseful story and plenty of plot twists, Deaver, perhaps more than any other crime writer, is able to fool even the most experienced readers with his right-angle turns . . . an excellent entry in what promises to be a series as popular as the author's Lincoln Rhyme novels'
'Deaver's familiar complex plotting always allows for strong character and the blend remains as potent and chilling as ever. One of the most reliable thrill merchants on the scene.'
Praise for Jeffery Deaver's thrillers
Confirms his status as one of the finest crime writers in the world . . . grabs the reader by the throat from the beginning. Superb.
<i>Independent on Sunday</i>
'If you want thrills, Deaver is your man'
ROADSIDE CROSSES is a gripping story peopled with memorable characters. Jeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller.
Kathy Reichs
The best psychological thriller writer around.
The Times
If you want thrills, Deaver is your man.
Deaver never disappoints.
Independent on Sunday
A master of misdirection.
Evening Standard
One of the world's best plotters.
Daily Mail

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