Wire In The Blood

Mass Market Paperback | April 27, 2003

byVal Mcdermid

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Val McDermid stunned readers andcritics alike with the publication of her brilliant thriller A PLACE OFEXECUTION, which won the Anthony, McCavity, and the Los Angeles Timesawards. Now in THE WIRE IN THE BLOOD, she continues her trademarkingenuity for suspense as criminal profiler Tony Hill must find a killer likenone other he's ever encountered before...

Across the country, dozens of teenage girls have vanished. Authorities areconvinced they're runaways with just the bad luck of the draw to connect them.It's the job of criminal profilers Dr. Tony Hill and Carol Jordan to look for apattern. They've spent years exploring the psyches of madmen. But sane men killtoo. And when they hide in plain sight, they can be difficult to find...

He's handsome and talented, rich and famous-a notorious charmer with thepower to seduce. And the will to destroy. No one can believe what he's capableof. No one can imagine what he's already done. And no one can fathom what he'sabout to do next. Until one of Hill's students is murdered-the first move in asick and violent game for three players. Now, of all the killers Hill and Jordanhave hunted, none has been so ruthless, so terrifyingly clever, and sobrilliantly elusive as the killer who's hunting them...

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Val McDermid stunned readers andcritics alike with the publication of her brilliant thriller A PLACE OFEXECUTION, which won the Anthony, McCavity, and the Los Angeles Timesawards. Now in THE WIRE IN THE BLOOD, she continues her trademarkingenuity for suspense as criminal profiler Tony Hill must find a killer likenone other he's ever en...

VAL McDERMID is the bestselling author of 19 crimethrillers, among them The Distant Echo, which won both the Sherlock Award and the BarryAward in 2004, Killing the Shadows, a New York Times Notable Bookof 2001, and A Place of Execution, which won the 2001 Los AngelesTimes Book Prize. She lives in Stockport, England. Visit her website a...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 27, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Good Read Other reviewers gave it 5 leaves--to me that's for perfection and I don't think this book is perfect but it is a good read. It's my first, but not last Tony Hill book--I enjoyed the view from the profiler's position. The book captured my interest from page 1 and never let it go.
Date published: 2009-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OOOOOHHH! This was good! Now I have to see the TV series somehow. I highly recommend this to anyone who likes the gritty murder mystery! Excellent. For those of you who also like Ian Rankin - add this excellent Scottish author to your "stable" - it is really worth reading.
Date published: 2009-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from mind blowing! I just finished this book and it was extraordinary! Twisted, dark, exciting...I could go on and on. A must read!!!! I really had a hard time putting this book down
Date published: 2007-11-29