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The Burial Hour

The Burial Hour

Number one bestselling author and master of suspense Jeffery Deaver returns with the thirteenth Lincoln Rhyme thriller, which sees a crime go global…

The only leads in a broad-daylight kidnapping are the account of an eight-year-old girl, some nearly invisible trace evidence and the calling card: a miniature noose left lying on the street. A crime scene this puzzling demands forensic expertise of the highest order. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are called in to investigate.

Then the case takes a stranger turn: a recording surfaces of the victim being slowly hanged, his desperate gasps the backdrop to an eerie piece of music. The video is marked as the work of The Composer…

Despite their best efforts, the suspect gets away. So when a similar kidnapping occurs on a dusty road outside Naples, Rhyme and Sachs don’t hesitate to rejoin the hunt. But the search is now a complex case of international cooperation – and not all those involved may be who they seem. All they can do is follow the evidence, before their time runs out.

(P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 2nd May 2017

Price: £24.99

ISBN-13: 9781473620520

Reviews

If you want thrills, Deaver is your man
Guardian
THE BURIAL HOUR is lucky number thirteen in the Lincoln Rhyme/Amelia Sachs series...Readers will once again be exposed to the intricacies of crime solving as written by the brilliant Mr. Deaver
Huffington Post
Jeffery Deaver is the grand master of the high-octane intelligent thriller...THE BURIAL HOUR is as good as anything that he has written. And Deaver is as good as it gets.
Tony Parsons
Deaver is a master of plot twists, and they are abundant in this story...essential for fans of the franchise
Daily Mail
The best psychological thriller writer around
The Times
Jeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller
Kathy Reichs
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
This Lincoln Rhyme thriller has a plot that twists like hot spaghetti
Sun
Jeffery Deaver's forte is the diabolical puzzle mystery, and THE BURIAL HOUR is so devilishly tricky you can practically smell the sulphur fumes
New York Times Book Review
Jeffery Deaver is one of the most consistent writers of clever, entertaining and often thought-provoking thrillers in the world
Simon Kernick