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Alex

Author: Pierre Lemaître; Frank Wynne
Publisher: London : MacLehose, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In kidnapping cases, the first few hours are crucial. After that, the chances of being found alive go from slim to nearly none. Alex Prevost, beautiful, resourceful, tough, may be no ordinary victim, but her time is running out. Commandant Camille Verhoeven and his detectives have nothing to go on: no suspect, no lead, rapidly diminishing hope. All they know is that a girl was snatched off the streets of Paris and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Mystery and detective stories
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Lemaître; Frank Wynne
ISBN: 9780857051875 0857051873 9781782067481 1782067485 9781623651244 1623651247 9781782060796 1782060790
OCLC Number: 813858264
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Awards: Winner of CWA International Dagger 2013
Winner of Prix des Lecteurs du Livre de Poche / Policier-Thriller 2012
Description: 354 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Paperback -In kidnapping cases, the first few hours are vital. After that, the chances of being found alive go from slim to none. Alex Prevost is running out of time. And her abductor wants only one thing: to watch her die. Police Commandant Camille Verh ven has nothing to go on: no suspect, no leads, no hope. But as he begins to understand more about Alex, he starts to realise she is no ordinary victim. Beautiful, tough, resourceful, always two steps ahead --
the enigma that is Alex will keep you guessing till the bitter, bitter end. Before long, saving her life will be the least of Verh ven's worries.
Other Titles: Alex.
Responsibility: Pierre Lemaître ; translated from the French by Frank Wynne.

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In kidnapping cases, the first few hours are vital. Police Commandant Camille Verh/ven has nothing to go on: no suspect, no leads, no hope. But as he begins to understand more about Alex, he starts  Read more...

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