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The Kill Room

Lincoln Rhyme Book 10

By Jeffery Deaver
Read by Kerry Shale

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In what marks Number One bestselling author Jeffery Deaver's thirtieth suspense novel, brilliant criminalist and quadriplegic Lincoln Rhyme returns in his tenth electrifying adventure.

The tenth novel in the critically acclaimed Lincoln Rhyme series, from Number One bestselling author Jeffery Deaver.

They are calling it the 'million-dollar bullet': a sniper shot from a near-impossible distance.

But there is no crime scene investigation, no evidence, and no co-operation from the local Bahamian police.

Ambitious New York district attorney Nance Laurel won't let it go. This murder has all the hallmarks of a contract killing, and she has evidence that the order came from the highest levels of the US government.

Putting her career on the line, she calls in independent investigators: Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs. No strangers to controversy, their reputation for seeing what others miss is unparalleled, and she knows they will risk everything - even their lives - to seek the truth . . .

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Biographical Notes

Jeffery Deaver is the award-winning author of two collections of short stories and 30 internationally bestselling novels, including the latest James Bond novel Carte Blanche. He is best known for his Lincoln Rhyme thrillers, which include the number one bestsellers The Vanished Man, The Twelfth Card and The Cold Moon, as well as The Bone Collector which was made into a feature film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. The first Kathryn Dance novel, The Sleeping Doll, was published in 2007 to enormous acclaim.

A three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader`s Award for Best Short Story of the year, he has been nominated for an Anthony Award and six Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America. He won the WH Smith Thumping Good Read Award in 2001 and in 2004 won the Crime Writers` Association Steel Dagger for Best Thriller with Garden of Beasts, and their Short Story Dagger for The Weekender from Twisted.

Jeffery Deaver lives in North Carolina and California.

Visit his website, www.jefferydeaver.com, Facebook page, www.facebook.com/JefferyDeaver, and follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/JefferyDeaver.

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  • ISBN: 9781444757385
  • Publication date: 20 Jun 2013
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Praise for THE BURNING WIRE — :
'Deaver can be relied on to deliver high tension - in this case it comes in every sense of the expression.' — The Times
Jeffery Deaver is something of a summer tradition for thriller fans, and a Lincoln Rhyme novel makes for a bumper year . . . Deaver's pacy prose is addictive enough to result in dreadful sunburn if read on the beach, so approach with caution. — Independent on Sunday
'Ingenious plotting is combined with ample helpings of information, about both New York's infrastructure and the hero's disability' — The Sunday Times
'Brilliant . . . it's easy to get swept up in the sheer velocity of the action' — Scotsman
'The art of writing blockbuster thrillers is not easily mastered but Deaver has it at his fingertips. One of his specialities is the out-of-left-field revelation and THE BURNING WIRE is brimming with them.' — Daily Express
'Deaver is a master of misdirection and the plot will keep you guessing to the end.' — Evening Standard
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