The Burning Wire (Lincoln Rhyme #9)
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New York is being held to ransom. Manhattan's electricity grid has been the victim of a horrific attack ...and more are planned. While the FBI and Homeland Security try to determine who's behind the carnage, Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs race to decode the forensics in order to prevent the next assault. But all is not what it seems. Electricity can be as lethal as it is vital, and Lincoln Rhyme soon finds he's up against a merciless killer with a unique weapon -- one that can be found in everyone's home and office. And in the meantime, one of the few criminals to have ever slipped Rhyme's net is under surveillance in Mexico. The deadly assassin known as the Watchmaker has set his murderous sights on innocent victims, whose identity is as yet unknown ...Lincoln Rhyme must race against the clock, juggling the two investigations, as they hurtle headlong toward their deadly outcomes.
The electrifying ninth Lincoln Rhyme thriller.
'Another corker ... precision-engineered to keep the reader turning the pages without a hitch' -- Evening Standard on THE BROKEN WINDOW 20080715 'One of the great detective teams of contemporary crime fiction come storming back ... Deaver never disappoints, and this novel shines' -- Mark Timlin in Independent on Sunday on THE BROKEN WINDOW 20080715 'The best psychological thriller writer around' -- The Times 20080715 'The most creative, skilled and intriguing thriller writer in the world ... [Deaver] has produced a stunning series of bestsellers with unique characterisation, intelligent characters, beguiling plots and double-barrelled and sometimes triple-barrelled solutions.' -- Daily Telegraph 20080715
Jeffery Deaver is the creator of Lincoln Rhyme, and the author of 26 internationally bestselling thrillers. He lives in North Carolina and California.