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Alex

The Heart-Stopping International Bestseller

By Pierre Lemaitre
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In kidnapping cases, the first few hours are vital. Police Commandant Camille Verhoven has nothing to go on: no suspect, no leads, no hope. But as he begins to understand more about Alex, he starts to realise she is no ordinary victim..

Winner of the CWA International Dagger Award 2013.

In kidnapping cases, the first few hours are crucial. After that, the chances of being found alive go from slim to nearly none. Alex Prévost - beautiful, resourceful, tough - may be no ordinary victim, but her time is running out.

Commandant Camille Verhoven and his detectives have nothing to go on: no suspect, no lead, rapidly diminishing hope. All they know is that a girl was snatched off the streets of Paris and bundled into a white van.

The enigma that is the fate of Alex will keep Verhoven guessing until the bitter, bitter end. And before long, saving her life will be the least of his worries.
(P)2013 WF Howes Ltd

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