Think of a Number

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Author(s): John Verdon
Series: Dave Gurney Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Jul 06, 2010
Product Number: EB00153203
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307588944
Publisher: Broadway Books
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The first book in the Dave Gurney series, Think of a Number is a heart-pounding game of cat and mouse that grows relentlessly darker and more frightening as its pace accelerates Threatening letters arrive in the mail over a period of weeks, ending with a simple declaration: "Think of any number...?icture it...?ow see how well I know your secrets." Those who comply find that the letter writer has predicted their random choice exactly. But when oddities that begin as a diverting puzzle quickly ignite into a massive serial murder investigation, police are confronted with a baffling killer, one who is fond of rhymes filled with threats and warnings, whose attention to detail is unprecedented, and who has an uncanny knack for disappearing into thin air. Brought in as an investigative consultant, Dave Gurney, a recently retired NYPD homicide investigator, soon accomplishes deductive breakthroughs that leave local police in awe. Yet, even as he matches wits with his seemingly clairvoyant opponent, Gurney's tragedy-marred past rises up to haunt him, his marriage approaches a dangerous precipice, and he wonders if he's met an adversary who can't be stopped. A work that defies easy labels—at once a propulsive masterpiece of suspense and an absorbing immersion in the lives of characters so real we seem to hear their heartbeats—Think of a Number is a novel you'll not soon forget.

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Author(s): John Verdon
Narrator(s): George Newbern
Series:
Product Number Z100023545
Released: Jul 06, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780307715302

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