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The Steel Kiss

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781473618497

Price: £18.99

ON SALE: 22nd March 2016

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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Master of suspense Jeffery Deaver returns with the latest gripping thriller featuring paraplegic forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme.
The hardback contains an exclusive, never-before-seen leaked memo from the Lincoln Rhyme case files.

Smart technology is everywhere.
It makes our lives easier, our connections faster and journeys quicker.
But in the wrong hands, it can kill…

Detective Amelia Sachs is hot on the trail of a murderer, chasing him through a Brooklyn department store, when her pursuit is fatally interrupted. An escalator gives way, forcing Sachs down into the machinery to help the man trapped in its depths… and enabling the suspect to flee.

But was it simply a freak accident? Could the killer’s presence in the store really be a coincidence?

As the body count threatens to grow, Sachs and forensic expert Lincoln Rhyme realise they are facing one of their most formidable opponents ever. Someone able to turn the most commonplace product into a murder weapon. Someone who can kill by remote control…

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A tightly plotted masterpiece
Jeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller
Kathy Reichs
The king of suspense is back and he's done it again...Riveting.
Glasgow Herald
Deaver's formidable technological and forensic research, acute insight into the criminal mind, and insightful awareness of serious moral issues that affect modern life, make this breathlessly entertaining fiction
Irish Independent
If you want thrills, Deaver is your man
The best psychological thriller writer around
The Times
Flawlessly constructed and paced
The Sunday Times
Deaver is a master of manipulation himself; his skillfully constructed plots are devilishly tricky to track and impossible to solve, just the way we like them.
New York Times Book Review
"Deavotees" will expect and gratefully receive the many twists and sudden turns . . . No one is better at narrative misdirection
Evening Standard
Jeffery Deaver is a master at crafting intricate crimes that are solved through guile, tenacity and sheer creative genius. And Lincoln Rhyme is one of a kind
Harlan Coben