Title: Maidens Grave
Publisher: Viking Press
Publication Date: 1995
Book Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Viking 1995 1st ed 1st printing, F/F in mylar dustjacket cover read once gently, signed by Deaver on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12906517060
Synopsis: When a pathological escaped convict takes a group of deaf girls hostage in a slaughterhouse, an FBI negotiator and a deaf teacher struggle to defuse the situation before it explodes in violence. 200,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo. Lit Guild Feat Alt.
From the Back Cover: Eight deaf girls and their teachers are pulled off a school bus along a windswept Kansas road. They are held hostage in an abandoned slaughterhouse by escaped murderer Lou Handy and two fellow inmates, who threaten to kill one hostage an hour unless their demands are met.
Called to the scene is Arthur Potter, the FBI's senior hostage negotiator, who meets in Lou Handy the toughest adversary of his career. As Potter struggles to outwit Handy, hostage Melanie Charrol takes on the killers in a desperate effort to save her students.
The clock is ticking as a terrifying game of cat and mouse begins....
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