The first in an explosive trilogy of thrillers from Michael Marshall. This book takes the serial-killer book ands adds a chilling new dimension, combining pace, narrative and a genuinely disturbing conspiracy story. The Straw Men. They kill people. Any people. Sarah Becker is the fifth girl to be abducted by this maniac. Judging from the state of the bodies that have been found, her long hair will be hacked off and she will be tortured. She has about a week to live. Former LA homicide detective John Zandt has an inside track on the perpetrator -- his own daughter was a victim two years ago. But the key to Sarah's whereabouts lies with Ward Hopkins, a man with a past so secret not even he knows about it. His parents have just died in a car accident, but they leave Ward an enigmatic message that leads him to question everything he once believed to be true.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Michael Marshall is a full-time writer. His novels include 'The Straw Men', 'The Lonely Dead' and 'Blood of Angels', and he also writes short stories and screenplays. Two of his earlier novels written under the name of Michael Marshall Smith, 'Spares' and 'One of Us', have been optioned by major Hollywood studios. He lives in North London with his wife and their son and two cats.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description HarperCollins, 2005. Audio CD. Book Condition: Good. Audio book. Minor surface scratches to the discs. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005948948
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2005. Book Condition: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Bookseller Inventory # 9780007202263-3
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2005. Audio Book(CD). Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-000-16-7465007