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Poppet

Author: Mo Hayder
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Maude is outside. It wants to come in. It wants to sit on your chest. The mentally ill patients in Beechway High Secure Unit are highly suggestible. A hallucination can spread like a virus. When unexplained power cuts lead to a series of horrifying incidents, fear spreads from the inmates to the staff. Amidst the growing hysteria, AJ, a senior psychiatric nurse, is desperate to protect his charges. Detective  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mo Hayder
ISBN: 9780802121073 : 0802121071
OCLC Number: 819383664
Notes: "A Jack Caffery thriller" -- dust jacket.
Originally publshed: Great Britain : Bantam Press, 2013.
Description: 378 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Mo Hayder.

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"The Maude is outside. It wants to come in. It wants to sit on your chest. The mentally ill patients in Beechway High Secure Unit are highly suggestible. A hallucination can spread like a virus. When unexplained power cuts lead to a series of horrifying incidents, fear spreads from the inmates to the staff. Amidst the growing hysteria, AJ, a senior psychiatric nurse, is desperate to protect his charges. Detective Inspector Jack Caffery is looking for the corpse of a missing woman. He knows all too well how it feels to fail to find a loved one's body. When AJ seeks Caffery's help in investigating the trouble at Beechway, each man must face a bitter truth in his own life. Before staring pure evil in the eye" -- from author's web page.

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