Hocus (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Jan Burke

Pocket Books, 9780743444538, 464pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2003

List Price: 7.99*
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For reporter Irene Kelly it's a terrifying investigation -- because it's so personal. Her husband, Detective Frank Harriman, has been kidnapped by terrorists who call themselves Hocus -- deadly manipulators who give Irene three days to meet their demands before killing their hostage. But Irene's biggest shock is yet to come -- as she uncovers her husband's history, and learns of a horrific crime committed a decade earlier. As seconds slip away, Irene willingly steps into a trap set by two madmen with a score to settle. And when she does, someone is going to pay for the sins of the past.

Praise For Hocus

The Washington Post

A first-rate series.

Flint Journal (MI)

Breathtaking plot twists...[A] breakneck thriller...A pure pleasure to read.

Publishers Weekly

A heartrending climax.