A Crime Novel
Blue Table Books, 9780983542056, 280pp.
Publication Date: October 18, 2011
List Price: 11.99*
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In this gripping psychological thriller, a holiday home invasion becomes a dangerous battle of wills when an artistic family is pitted against a pair of career burglars. From the international bestseller Katia Lief whose work Lisa Gardner calls "Mesmerizing" and Richard Montanari calls "Nail-biting suspense." A family gathers for the holidays in rural Connecticut, bringing with them confessions, accusations, demands. But suddenly personal agendas become meaningless as the priority shifts to survival. Two burglars break in, believing the house to be empty. In their panic they take the family hostage--and the crime that follows spirals out of control. Praise for Katia Lief's novels: "Your heart will be pounding long after you've turned the final page." -Lisa Gardner "Brilliant." -Suspense Magazine "Suspense at a high level." --Midwest Book Review "Exhilarating." -The Mystery Gazette "Taut, clean storytelling." -Publishers Weekly "Readers will want to read more of this talented writer's work." -New York Journal of Books.