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Alex

Author: Pierre Lemaître; Frank Wynne
Publisher: New York : Quercus, ©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: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Lemaître; Frank Wynne
ISBN: 1623650003 9781623650001
OCLC Number: 859401750
Notes: "MacLehose Press."
A mystery novel.
Description: 368 pages
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.
Responsibility: [Pierre Lemaitre] ; translated by Frank Wynne.

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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 bundled into a white van....

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