YOU WILL BECOME EACH ONE.
"This nightmarish story is incredibly propulsive and original. You won't shake it for a long time."
"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."
"A masterpiece. You have never read anything quite like THE CHAIN and you will never be able to forget it."
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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.
YOU ARE NOW PART OF THE CHAIN
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"Diabolical, unnerving, and gives a whole new meaning to the word "relentless". Adrian McKinty just leapt to the top of my list of must-read suspense novelists. He's the real deal."
"Pairing an irresistible concept with a winner protagonist, THE CHAIN promises to be your new addiction once you succumb to the first enticing page."
"A grade-A-first-rate-edge-of-your-seat thriller. I can't believe what went through my mind while reading it."
"Diabolically gripping. Nail-biting, smart, and convincing. Hang on tight, because once you start this book, you can't stop - you'll be caught in THE CHAIN."
"THE CHAIN is the rare thriller that's not only fiendishly clever but also powerfully empathetic, with both hair-raising twists and complex, fully-realized characters." LOU BERNEY
"YOU ARE NOT THE FIRST.
AND YOU WILL CERTAINLY NOT BE THE LAST."
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
The premise behind this story made our skin prickle. When Rachel Klein receives a phone call from someone who says she has just kidnapped Rachel’s 13-year-old daughter, Kylie, her world begins to collapse. “It’s not about the money,” the woman on the phone says, “it’s about the chain”—a torturous scheme that means in order to save Kylie, Rachel must commit an unthinkable crime herself. Adrian McKinty, the acclaimed author of the Sean Duffy detective series, has crafted a spellbinding thriller with characters who had us riveted with their ability to face down impossible choices.
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Enjoyed this book very much, very good plot line, I am interesting characters.
Great story line with one of the worst and most implosable endings I have ever read.
Could not put it down!
This book grabbed me over and over again. As a mother the lengths I would go to for my child is vast and never ending. Doing what is done in this story made me really think. Could I? Would I? I highly recommend this. Great read. Makes you think.