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Edge : a novel

Autore: Jeffery Deaver
Editore: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2010.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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When Washington D.C. police detective Ryan Kessler is targeted by "lifter" Henry Loving, he and his family are immediately put under government protection. Assigned to the Kesslers is protection officer Corte: uncompromising, relentlessly devoted to protecting those in his care and a brilliant game strategist. As the "lifter" closes in on his prey, Corte must decide whether to protect his charges, or expose them to  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Suspense fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Jeffery Deaver
ISBN: 9781439156353 1439156352 9781439158975 1439158975 1439195951 9781439195956
Numero OCLC: 548597292
Descrizione: 397 pages ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Detective Kessler is a Washington, D.C. cop, sidelined to routine investigations. So it's a surprise when he's targeted by a 'lifter, ' a person who 'lifts' information from people by whatever means necessary. And this lifter is one of the most terrifying: he prefers to get an 'edge' on his target by kidnapping or endangering their family. While the FBI and other organizations race to learn which of Kessler's seemingly insignificant cases is making somebody so uneasy they've called in a lifter, the task of safeguarding the cop, his wife and daughter, falls to expert in personal security, Corte. What ensues is a deadly contest between Corte and the lifter as each tries to outmanoeuvre the other --
and a surprising conclusion that even Deaver fans won't see coming ...
Responsabilità: Jeffery Deaver.
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When Washington D.C. police detective Ryan Kessler is targeted by "lifter" Henry Loving, he and his family are immediately put under government protection. Assigned to the Kesslers is protection officer Corte: uncompromising, relentlessly devoted to protecting those in his care and a brilliant game strategist. As the "lifter" closes in on his prey, Corte must decide whether to protect his charges, or expose them to a killer in the name of personal revenge.

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