By Adrian McKinty and Adrian McKinty
Breaking Bad meets Eeny Meeny in this unforgettable heart-pounding high concept thriller masterclass
YOUR PHONE RINGS
A STRANGER HAS KIDNAPPED YOUR CHILD
TO FREE THEM YOU MUST ABDUCT SOMEONE ELSE'S
YOUR CHILD WILL BE RELEASED WHEN YOUR VICTIM'S PARENTS KIDNAP ANOTHER
IF ANY OF THESE THINGS DON'T HAPPEN:
YOUR CHILD WILL BE KILLED.
YOU ARE NOW PART OF
Adrian McKinty is an Edgar Award-winning crime novelist from Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is also a two time Ned Kelly Award winner, a two time Dagger nominee and shortlistee for the Theakston Crime Novel of the Year Award.
He studied law at Warwick University and philosophy at Oxford University before emigrating to New York City in the early 90s. He found work as a builder, barman and bookstore clerk before becoming a high school English teacher in Denver, Colorado. In 2009 Adrian and his family moved to Melbourne, Australia.
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09 Jul 2019
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You have never read anything quite like The Chain and you will never be able to forget it. Brilliant. Beautifully written. A masterpiece of tension. It scared the hell out of me but I could not put it down! The Chain belongs in the elite company of world-class thrillers like Gone Girl and The Silence of the Lambs. This is nothing short of Jaws for parents — Don Winslow
A masterpiece. The Chain is one of the finest novels ever produced in the genre - up there with Marathon Man and Red Dragon. It just doesn't get any better than this. I may not read a better thriller in my lifetime — Steve Cavanagh, author of smash-hit Thirteen
McKinty is one of the most striking and most memorable crime voices to emerge on the scene in years. His plots tempt you to read at top speed, but don't give in: this writing -- sharply observant, intelligent and shot through with black humor -- should be savored — Tana French, NY Times bestselling author of The Witch Elm and The Tresspasser
Pairing an irresistible concept with a winner protagonist, The Chain promises to be your new addiction once you succumb to the first enticing page. — Alafair Burke, bestselling author of The Better Sister and The Wife
The Chain is diabolical, unnerving, and gives a whole new meaning to the word 'relentless.' McKinty just leapt to the top of my list of must-read suspense novelists. He writes with confidence, heart, and style to spare. He's the real deal — Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and Since We Fell