'A heart-stopping roller coaster'
'The book everyone is talking about'
'A blazing, full-tilt thriller that entirely justifies the hype'
* * * * *
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.
VICTIM. SURVIVOR. ABDUCTOR. CRIMINAL.
YOU WILL BECOME EACH ONE.
YOU ARE NOW PART OF THE CHAIN * * * * *
'Scary, plausible, gripping.'
'You'll miss meals, sleep, and your stop on the bus - guaranteed.'
'I writhed with the pain of withdrawal when I finished it. Deserves to be the popular hit of the year.'
'Incredibly propulsive and original. You won't shake it for a long time.'
'A masterpiece. You will never be able to forget it.'
'A unique and unforgettable thriller. Breath-taking, breakneck, brilliant.'
'Striking, memorable, should be savoured.'
'Explosively brilliant. Genuinely unputdownable. Terribly plausible'
'I may not read a better thriller in my lifetime.'
'An electrifying thriller - one of the very best of its kind'
'What a fantastic idea and perfectly written. I'm quite jealous.'
'THE CHAIN does for parenting what Gone Girl did for marriage. A must-read thriller.'
'Diabolical, unnerving, relentless.'
A 'THRILLER OF THE YEAR' SELECTION FOR:
TIME MAGAZINE 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 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 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 T