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Author(s): Max Kinnings

Location(s): England, London, Snowdonia

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Modern



07:45am. A monk lies dead in Snowdonia, a knife protruding from his throat. A young family is being held at gunpoint in a house in Wimbledon. The mission has begun.

08:56am. A London Underground train is stationary in a tunnel, four hundred passengers trapped inside. All efforts to communicate with it have been met with silence.

09:15am. DCI Ed Mallory has just started his day. The Met’s top hostage negotiator – despite having been blinded thirteen years earlier – Mallory is about to discover that, today, an underground train is not the only thing on the line.

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‘For those of us who use the tube, of course, this is your worst nightmare and the author cleverly plays on all your fears in this fast-paced book’ Crimepieces.

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Great read, first of three, looking forward to the movie!

Loved this book, as did 11 others in a reading group, great characterisation, not predictable, page turner and not the obvious end!

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