24 Hours

24 Hours

Book - 2000
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Greg Iles's novels have been praised for their unusual depth of characterization andcomplexity of plot, and The Quiet Game was no exception. Reviewers called it"beautifully crafted" (The Providence Sunday Journal), "heartbreakingly honest"(Cleveland Plain Dealer), and simply "a grand thriller with a wonderful Southernseasoning" (The Orange County Register). In 24 Hours, Iles takes readers on adaringly executed roller-coaster ride with enough twists and surprises to last alifetime. 24 Hours begins with the perfect family. On the perfect night. About to becometrapped in the perfect crime. Will Jennings is a successful young doctor in Jackson, Mississippi, with a thrivingpractice, a beautiful wife, and a five-year-old daughter he loves beyond measure. But Will and his family arebeing watched by a con man and psychopath who may be a genius. A man who has crafted the unbeatablecrime. A man who has never been caught and whose victims have never talked to the police. A man whoselife's work strikes at the heart of every family's unspoken fear: the unstoppable kidnapping.But this man has never met the likes of Will and Karen Jennings."Here is a major talent strutting his considerable stuff." --The Denver Post (review of The Quiet Game)
Publisher: New York : Putnam, c2000.
ISBN: 9780399146244
Branch Call Number: M ILES
Characteristics: 335 p. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Twenty four hours


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Apr 26, 2014

It wasn't a bad book but I felt like the author couldn't keep the momentum in the plot going until the end and it just sort of fizzled

Mar 29, 2012

It will keep you wanting to read but the ending was a bit much.
Still good but not quite as good as his others.


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