By Stefanie Pintoff
The evening ahead of the Thanksgiving Day Parade, a crowd gathers on Manhattan’s top West facet to monitor the enormous balloons fill with helium and upward push towards the sky. Then the festive ritual takes a terrifying turn—a gunshot earrings out, police commissioner Logan Donovan falls, and panic erupts. while the chaos clears, one other crime is published: Donovan’s daughter, Allie, has been abducted. quickly the abductor will make his stunning demands.
inside of hours, particular Agent Eve Rossi and her handpicked group of quick-thinking, swift-moving, hard-striking former convicts understand much in regards to the kidnapper. He’s someplace within reach, protecting Allie besides a captive boy. He hates Logan Donovan sufficient to wreck him. And he'll kill.
yet there’s extra Eve and her crew don’t know—about a weapon planted contained in the parade, approximately Commissioner Donovan’s hidden lifestyles, and concerning the secrets and techniques his daughter retains. As humans line the streets, bands and marchers arrange, and the big parade steps off into New York’s echoing canyons, a determined race starts off to maintain the town from being torn asunder through a brutal act of violence. yet at the same time her squad deploys for motion, Eve grapples with a harrowing query: Whom should still she worry more—a vengeful guy threatening blameless lives, or an enthralling, conceited cop combating to avoid wasting his daughter, who should be attempting to hide up his crimes?
Praise for Stefanie Pintoff’s Hostage Taker
“The excellent combination: an city mystery as smooth as tomorrow’s New York Times, pushed through a two-hundred-year-old concept, with a major personality to die for . . . i'm hoping we see lots extra of Eve Rossi and her team.”—Lee Child
“A high-voltage video game of parry and thrust.”—New York Daily News
“Pintoff skillfully ratchets up the strain and throws a couple of curveball into this twisty, intriguing read.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Strong writing, a well-paced plot, and interesting characters make this the best thrillers of the yr. enthusiasts of Lisa Gardner will locate a lot to love here.”—Library magazine (starred review)
“A high-velocity curler coaster of a thriller.”—Jeffery Deaver
“A significant mystery . . . Stefanie Pintoff is without doubt one of the top crime writers at paintings today.”—Michael Koryta
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