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Publisher's Summary

The only way to save your child is to kidnap another.  

Listen carefully. Your child has been kidnapped. You must abduct someone else's child to save your own. Disobey. Break the rules. Go to the cops. Your child will die.

Your victim's parents must kidnap another child before yours is released. You are now part of the chain.  

#dontbreakthechain  

A book for listeners who loved The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl.  

©2019 Adrian McKinty (P)2019 Hachette Australia Audio

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"This book is Jaws for parents." (Don Winslow, New York Times best-selling author of The Cartel and The Force

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Excruciating

I’ve read and enjoyed every other book by Adrian McKinty. I think it was only disbelief that made me finish this.

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American accents!

The opening lines caught me off guard, American accents, where’s Sean Duffy?

I pre ordered on Audible months ago, didn’t recall what it was about. It’s a book by Adrian McKinty so it has to be good, and it didn’t disappoint. Absolutely enthralling. Highly recommended.

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not the style we loved in the Sean Duffy series.

we really enjoyed the Sean Duffy series.
The book has not wit just a macarb story line

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The best A McKinry by far

This was exceptional Complwtely gripping all through. Well written and well read holds your interest thruour

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unbelievable premise, cheap twists, bland writing

I can't believe the author quotes on the cover for this one. had to listen on 1.5 speeds just to get through to the inevitable conclusion.
The narrator performs very well though across accents.

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Not believable

I was never convinced the chain would work and the ending seemed contrived. McKinty’s Irish books are streets better - more poetic and full of wit and real human feelings. The feelings in the Chain never seemed real.

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Started off strong but rest is lacking

I enjoyed the first part of the book. The actual kidnapping was really good and engaging. I could not stop listening my it was the second portion that was bland and boring.

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Good mystery with twists from a great writer.

A good tale! A bit more vanilla than the writer’s Sean Duffy series but definitely worth a read. P.S. bring back Sean Duffy pls😁.

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