The Wire in the Blood

The Wire in the Blood

Book - 2002
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Called in to investigate the disappearances of dozens of teenage girls across the country, young women whom the authorities believe may be runaways, criminal profilers Dr. Tony Hill and Carol Jordan find themselves matching wits with a famous and wealthy charmer, who happens to be a vicious, elusive, and clever killer. Reprint.

McMillan Palgrave

Across the country, dozens of teenage girls have vanished. Authorities are convinced they're runaways with just the bad luck of the draw to connect them. It's the job of criminal profilers Dr. Tony Hill and Carol Jordan to look for a pattern. They've spent years exploring the psyches of madmen. But sane men kill, too. And when they hide in plain sight, they can be difficult to find...

He's handsome and talented, rich and famous--a notorious charmer with the power to seduce...and the will to destroy. No one can believe what he's capable of. No one can imagine what he's already done. And no one can fathom what he's about to do next. Until one of Hill's students is murdered--the first move in a sick and violent game for three players. Now, of all the killers Hill and Jordan have hunted, none has been so ruthless, so terrifyingly clever, and so brilliantly elusive as the killer who's hunting them...


Val McDermid's Wire in the Blood is "A superb psychological thriller" (Cosmopolitan).



Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2002.
ISBN: 9780312983659
0312983654
Branch Call Number: 823.914 21
Characteristics: 510 p. ; 17 cm.

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Sep 22, 2017

Excellent story if somewhat gruesome in parts.

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FavouriteFiction Oct 29, 2009

Young girls are disappearing, victims of a warped serial killer. Although everyone believes that the girls are just runaways, Dr. Tony Hill's National Profiling Task Force knows differently.

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