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What if the greatest fear of every parent came true? In order to save your child`s life, you have to sacrifice another child. A nerve-wrecking story that you cannot put down!
The Award-Winning Suspense Thriller of the Year
YOU WILL BECOME EACH ONE.
'Starting THE CHAIN is like climbing aboard a runaway train. You'll miss meals, sleep, and your stop on the bus - guaranteed.'
'Incredibly propulsive and original. You won't shake it for a long time.'
'Scary, plausible, gripping ... If you like compelling storytelling, this taut thriller is going to be your summer holiday read.'
'I may not read a better thriller in my lifetime. It just doesn't get any better than THE CHAIN.'
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YOUR PHONE RINGS.
A STRANGER HAS KIDNAPPED YOUR CHILD.
TO FREE THEM YOU MUST ABDUCT SOMEONE ELSE'S CHILD.
YOUR CHILD WILL BE RELEASED WHEN YOUR VICTIM'S PARENTS KIDNAP ANOTHER CHILD.
IF ANY OF THESE THINGS DON'T HAPPEN:
YOUR CHILD WILL BE KILLED.
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'A masterpiece. You will never be able to forget it.'
'A unique and unforgettable thriller. Breath-taking, breakneck, brilliant.'
'Striking, memorable, should be savoured.'
'THE CHAIN does for parenting what Gone Girl did for marriage. A must-read thriller.'
'Inventive, tense, unputdownable - THE CHAIN is the real deal.'
'Diabolical, unnerving, relentless.'
'An electrifying thriller - one of the very best of its kind'
'A first-rate edge-of-your-seat thriller. I can't believe what went through my mind while reading it.'
'Gripping, nail-biting, convincing.'
'Staggeringly brilliant. Gripping, propulsive, profoundly affecting.'
'Relentless from the first page to the last. Clever, uncompromising, and gripping.'
'This is the thriller of the year.'
" YOU ARE NOT THE FIRST.
AND YOU WILL CERTAINLY NOT BE THE LAST."
Adrian McKinty was born and grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland during the Troubles of the 1970s and 1980s. His father was a boilermaker and ship's engineer and his mother a secretary. Adrian went to Oxford University on a full scholarship to study philosophy before emigrating to the United States to become a high school English teacher. His books have won the Edgar Award, the Ned Kelly Award, the Anthony Award, the Barry Award and have been translated into over 20 languages. Adrian is a reviewer and critic for
The Sydney Morning Herald,
The Irish Times and
The Guardian. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.