Alex: The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy by Pierre Lemaitre,Frank Wynne PDF

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 overseas Dagger Award, the judges praised Alex by way of asserting, "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 seems that 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 wish merely to observe her die. Will starvation, thirst, or the rats get her first?

except a shaky eyewitness document of the kidnapping, Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven has not anything to move on: no suspect, no leads, and no relations or acquaintances fearful to discover a lacking family member. The diminutive and wonderful detective is familiar with from sour adventure the urgency of discovering the lacking lady as quick as possible--but first he needs to comprehend extra approximately her.

As he uncovers the main points of the younger woman's singular historical past, Camille is pressured to recognize that the individual he seeks is not any traditional sufferer. She is gorgeous, convinced, but additionally tremendous difficult and innovative. ahead of lengthy, saving Alex's existence would be the least of Commandant Verhoeven's significant challenges.

A 2013 Financial Times booklet of the Year
Shortlisted for the 2014 RUSA interpreting checklist Horror Award

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