Download e-book for iPad: Alex: The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy by Pierre Lemaitre,Frank Wynne

By Pierre Lemaitre,Frank Wynne

ISBN-10: 1623650003

ISBN-13: 9781623650001

ISBN-10: 1623651247

ISBN-13: 9781623651244

Upon profitable the distinguished 2013 Crime Writers organization foreign Dagger Award, the judges praised Alex by means of announcing, "An unique and soaking up skill to leash incredulity within the identify of the fictitious agreement among writer and reader... A police procedural, a mystery opposed to time, a race among hunted and hunter, and a whydunnit, written from a number of issues of view that discover numerous it appears parallel tales which eventually meet."

Alex Prevost--kidnapped, savagely crushed, suspended from the ceiling of an deserted warehouse in a tiny wood cage--is working out of time. Her abductor seems to be to need in basic terms to observe her die. Will starvation, thirst, or the rats get her first?

except a shaky eyewitness file of the kidnapping, Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven has not anything to head on: no suspect, no leads, and no relations or pals fearful to discover a lacking family member. The diminutive and fantastic detective understands from sour adventure the urgency of discovering the lacking lady as fast as possible--but first he needs to comprehend extra approximately her.

As he uncovers the main points of the younger woman's singular heritage, Camille is pressured to recognize that the individual he seeks isn't any usual sufferer. She is gorgeous, convinced, but in addition super tricky and creative. sooner than lengthy, saving Alex's existence often is the least of Commandant Verhoeven's huge challenges.

A 2013 Financial Times publication of the Year
Shortlisted for the 2014 RUSA examining checklist Horror Award

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