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The Burning Wire

The Burning Wire

Lincoln Rhyme must contend with a new killer and an old nemesis.

‘The best psychological thriller writer around’ – The Times

New York City is being held to ransom.
Manhattan’s electricity grid is being used to murder people… and more attacks are planned.

While the FBI and Homeland Security struggle to determine who’s behind the carnage, Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs race to decode the forensics in order to prevent the next assault.

But all is not what it seems. Lincoln Rhyme soon finds he’s up against a merciless killer with a unique weapon – one that can be found in everyone’s home and office.

What’s more, one of the few criminals to have ever slipped Rhyme’s net is back in operation. Working in Mexico, the deadly assassin known as the Watchmaker has set his murderous sights on more innocent victims, whose identities are as yet unknown …

Lincoln Rhyme must race against the clock, juggling the two investigations, as they hurtle headlong toward their deadly outcomes.

The ninth instalment of the electrifyingly thrilling Lincoln Rhyme series.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 22nd July 2010

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781848946798

Reviews

Another corker . . . precision-engineered to keep the reader turning the pages without a hitch
<i>Evening Standard</i> on THE BROKEN WINDOW
One of the great detective teams of contemporary crime fiction come storming back . . . Deaver never disappoints, and this novel shines
Mark Timlin in <i>Independent on Sunday</i> on THE BROKEN WINDOW
Spellbinding complexity
<i>The Times</i> on THE BROKEN WINDOW
The best psychological thriller writer around
<i>The Times</i>
The most creative, skilled and intriguing thriller writer in the world . . . [Deaver] has produced a stunning series of bestsellers with unique characterisation, intelligent characters, beguiling plots and double-barrelled and sometimes triple-barrelled solutions.
<i>Daily Telegraph