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The Sleeping Doll

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781844568765

Price: £6.98

ON SALE: 24th July 2008

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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The first gripping mystery in the Kathryn Dance series from master of suspense, and author of the Lincoln Rhyme novels, Jeffery Deaver.

California Bureau of Investigation Special agent Kathryn Dance is an expert in kinesics: the science of interpreting behaviour. It makes her a brilliant interrogator. But she’s up against Daniel Pell, a master of control who mesmerises, seduces and exploits people for his own murderous ends. A convicted killer who is known as The Son of Manson for the chilling parallels between him and the notorious ritual murderer. To track down Pell before he destroys yet more lives, Kathyn Dance must enlist the help of four people from the killer’s past. The three women who lived under his sadistic sway in the cult he once headed. And the young girl known as the Sleeping Doll, the only survivor of her family’s slaughter at Pell’s hands …

Reviews

'This is a novel that will chill your blood on the warmest day of any summer holiday. Keep looking over your shoulder...'
<i>Independent on Sunday</i>
The best psychological thriller writer around
<i>The Times</i>
'Jeffery Deaver is a master at crafting intricate crimes that are solved through guile, tenacity and sheer creative genius.'
Harlan Coben
'There's no question . . . about Deaver's unexcelled ability to pull the wool over your eyes. When he describes a colorless, odorless glass of liquid as water, don't assume it is until somebody drinks it down - or maybe till an hour later.'
<i>Kirkus Reviews</i> on THE TWELFTH CARD
The most creative, skilled and intriguing thriller writer in the world . . . [Deaver] has produced a stunning series of bestsellers with unique characterisation, intelligent characters, beguiling plots and double-barrelled and sometimes triple-barrelled solutions.
<i>Daily Telegraph
The best psychological thriller writer around.
The Times
If you want thrills, Deaver is your man.
Guardian
A master of misdirection.
Evening Standard
One of the world's best plotters.
Daily Mail
Grand master of the ticking-clock thriller.
Kathy Reichs
This is a novel that will chill your blood on the warmest day of any summer holiday. Keep looking over your shoulder ...
Independent on Sunday

Kathryn Dance thrillers