Takeover

Mass Market Paperback | June 30, 2009

byLisa Black

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A grisly death in a quiet suburb pulls forensic scientist Theresa MacLean into the case.

A terrifying hostage situation at a downtown bank makes it personal.

But the nightmare truly begins when she gets inside.

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A grisly death in a quiet suburb pulls forensic scientist Theresa MacLean into the case.A terrifying hostage situation at a downtown bank makes it personal.But the nightmare truly begins when she gets inside.

Lisa Black is the author of three previous thrillers featuring Theresa MacLean: Trail of Blood,Evidence of Murder, andTakeover. A latent fingerprint examiner and CSI in Florida and a former forensic scientist for the Cleveland coroner's office, she is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and has testified in more than ...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.96 inPublished:June 30, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061544477

ISBN - 13:9780061544477

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shocking In the beginning, I thought this book would a little lame, but it turned out to be really good and sad at the end:(
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Page-Turner Theresa MacLean, forensic scientist, and her fiance, police detective Paul Cleary, are working the same case of a man found dead in the bushes in front of his home, while his wife and two-year old are nowhere to be found. Theresa goes off to take forensic details of the body at the hospital while Patrick goes to the Federal Reserve bank, where the man worked, to interview his coworkers. Patrick hardly steps foot in the place when two armed robbers takeover the bank and hold the people on the first floor hostage, including Patrick who pretends to be a bank worker while covering his gun so as not to alert the robbers to his police status. What ensues is a page-turning, thrilling story of hostages, bank robbers with a plan bigger than anyone can imagine, professional negotiations and the terror involved in dealing with ones loved one in a hostage situation. Very well written in a face-paced narrative with an unpredictable and not necessarily happy ending. Though I did guess one of the major twists fairly early on it didn't hamper my enjoyment of watching the plot unfold. A quick read, I read it in 24 hours, and a satisfying book for fans of suspense novels.
Date published: 2008-11-12

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