Download e-book for iPad: Alex (The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy, Book 1) by Frank Wynne, Pierre Lemaitre

By Frank Wynne, Pierre Lemaitre

ISBN-10: 1623650003

ISBN-13: 9781623650001

Author note: Frank Wynne (Translator)
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Upon successful the distinguished 2013 Crime Writers organization foreign Dagger Award, the judges praised Alex through asserting, "An unique and soaking up skill to leash incredulity within the identify of the fictitious agreement among writer and reader . . . A police procedural, a mystery opposed to time, a race among hunted and hunter, and a whydunnit, written from a number of issues of view that discover a number of it sounds as if parallel tales which eventually meet."

Alex Prévost--kidnapped, savagely overwhelmed, suspended from the ceiling of an deserted warehouse in a tiny wood cage--is working out of time. Her abductor seems to wish merely to monitor her die. Will starvation, thirst, or the rats get her first?

except a shaky eyewitness record of the kidnapping, Police Commandant Camille Verhoeven has not anything to move on: no suspect, no leads, and no kinfolk or acquaintances frightened to discover a lacking family member. The diminutive and terrific detective is familiar with from sour adventure the urgency of discovering the lacking lady as quick as possible--but first he needs to comprehend extra approximately her.

As he uncovers the main points of the younger woman's singular historical past, Camille is pressured to recognize that the individual he seeks is not any traditional sufferer. She is gorgeous, sure, but additionally super difficult and inventive. prior to lengthy, saving Alex's existence may be the least of Commandant Verhoeven's substantial challenges.

A 2013 Financial Times publication of the Year
Shortlisted for the 2014 RUSA analyzing checklist Horror Award

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Eine Gänsehaut zog sich über Alessios Unterarme und richtete die feinen dunklen Härchen auf. Morgen würde er wieder bei seiner Freundin in Rom sein, und dann gehörte diese bizarre Szenerie der Vergangenheit an. �Sechs Mal kauen«, wies ihn sein Gegenüber an, dabei zeigte er auf das Stück Rinderfilet, das Alessio sich gerade in den Mund schob. Seiner Freundin Emilia hatte er erzählt, dass er nach München zum Oktoberfest fahre. Wenn sie wüsste, wie er sich sein Geld verdiente, würde sie ihn ohne Zögern verlassen.

Jetzt stell dir mal vor, er hat sich immer mal einen Stricher ins Haus geholt. « �Ist auch egal. Gehen wir davon aus, dass er gelegentlich auch mal Sex brauchte. Und das nicht mit seinem Kotlieferanten. Also, ein anderer Stricher dringt nachts in die Villa ein, bringt Lothar Senner um, weil er weiß, dass Alessio da ist, dem man die Tat in die Schuhe schieben kann. Motiv: Eifersucht? Rache? « Alfred nickte. « Alfred streckte seinen Rücken durch, verbeugte sich vor Sam und ließ ihm den Vortritt zurück in den Vernehmungsraum.

Wollte er vielleicht gestern doch mehr von dir? «, fragte Sam weiter. « �Der Kerl lügt doch«, warf Alfred ein. »Natürlich wollte er mehr, und dann hast du ihm mit diesem Säbel den Kopf abgehackt. « �Ich werde nichts mehr sagen, wenn dieses Arschloch weiter mit im Raum ist«, platzte Alessio heraus. Sam sah nur noch aus dem Augenwinkel einen Schatten auf den Tisch zukommen, dann hatte sich der schwere Alfred schon auf den jungen Italiener gestürzt. Er rutschte über den Tisch und brachte den Stuhl, auf dem Alessio saß, zu Fall.

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