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The Burning Wire - Lincoln Rhyme Thrillers Book 9 (Paperback)
  • The Burning Wire - Lincoln Rhyme Thrillers Book 9 (Paperback)

The Burning Wire - Lincoln Rhyme Thrillers Book 9 (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 25/08/2016
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New York is being held to ransom. Manhattan's electricity grid has been the victim of a horrific attack ...and more are planned. While the FBI and Homeland Security try 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. Electricity can be as lethal as it is vital, and 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. And in the meantime, one of the few criminals to have ever slipped Rhyme's net is under surveillance in Mexico. The deadly assassin known as the Watchmaker has set his murderous sights on innocent victims, whose identity is as yet unknown ...Lincoln Rhyme must race against the clock, juggling the two investigations, as they hurtle headlong toward their deadly outcomes.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
ISBN: 9780340937303

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“A slow burner”

The first chapter of this book shows promise, full of the usual Deaver tension. The next couple of chapters, however, slow the book down considerably as Deaver explains the principles of electricity to the reader. Too... More

Paperback edition
29th May 2011
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This is a good read, but definitely not Deaver's best. As with the other reviewer I, too, feel it lacks the usual twists and turns. It does however have oodles of gory and somewhat ingenious deaths!

I have to... More

Paperback edition
23rd May 2011
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Being a fan of Jeffery Deaver and Lincoln Rhyme I couldn't wait to read this book and it hasn't disappointed. A real page turner and good story line, got me thinking about electricity in my house I can say!!... More

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23rd August 2011
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