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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781848949171

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ON SALE: 28th October 2010

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

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Henry Loving is a ‘lifter’, hired to extract information from his victims. He is very, very good at it.

His next target is a Washington, D.C. detective, whose family are immediately put under government protection. The man assigned to their case is protection officer Corte: uncompromising, relentlessly devoted to protecting those in his care and a brilliant game strategist.

He knows just how brutal the lifter can be – six years earlier, Loving killed someone close to him.

As tension increases inside the family, the situation escalates into a deadly contest between the hunter and his prey. As the lifter closes in, Corte must decide whether to protect his charges, or use them as bait in the name of personal revenge…

‘The twists and turns from devilish Deaver will have you burning the midnight oil, then using it to set fire to the candle you’ll be burning at both ends until you finish this.’ Sun

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Confirms his status as one of the finest crime writers in the world . . . grabs the reader by the throat from the beginning. Superb.
<i>Independent on Sunday</i> on THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND
The pace is terrific, the suspense inexorable, and there is an excellent climax . . . If you want thrills, Deaver is your man.
<i>Guardian</i> on THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND
'A thrill-a-minute wilderness adventure'
<i>New York Times</i> on THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND
The best psychological thriller writer around
<i>The Times</i>