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A Maiden's Grave (original 1995; edition 2001)

by Jeffery Deaver

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A Maiden's Grave by Jeffery Deaver (1995)

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Excellent, inspiring page turner. It is so hard to put down and such a thriller you almost have to. I loved every minute of it.
Thank you Jeffery Deaver for sharing your talent with us. ( )
  Barbara31542 | Feb 20, 2014 |
Another Deaver classic. Interesting idea writing about a number of deaf hostages, cleverly done with some good misdirection and twists as expected from Deaver's novels. ( )
  craigbrown | Jul 3, 2010 |
Very good
  whyteb | Apr 18, 2010 |
Love this man's books - he can do no wrong IMHO. ( )
  mazda502001 | Nov 22, 2009 |
I started out thinking that I was going to hate this book. I was wrong, I couldn't put it down. Very unbelievable in the end, but that is why I read books, to take me away from reality. ( )
  DGrivetto | Sep 4, 2008 |
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To Diana Keene, for being an inspiration, a discerning critic, a part of my books, a part of my life, with all my love.
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"Eight gray birds, sitting in the dark. Cold wind blows, it isn't kind."
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Eight vulnerable girls and their helpless teachers are forced off a school bus and held hostage. The madman who has them at gunpoint has a simple plan: one hostage an hour will die unless the demands are met. Called to the scene is Arthur Potter, the FBI's best hostage negotiator. He has a plan. But so does one of the hostages-a beautiful teacher who's willing to do anything to save the lives of her students. Now, the clock is ticking as a chilling game of cat and mouse begins.

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In Kansas, fleeing killers kidnap a bus with deaf girls and hole up in a slaughterhouse. They kill one girl and threaten to kill the rest if their demands are not met. The 12-hour siege by the FBI becomes a media circus, exploited by politicians and competing police departments. By the author of Playing for Sleep.… (more)

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