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Author Pintoff, Stefanie, author.

Title Hostage taker : a novel / Stefanie Pintoff.

Publication Info. New York : Bantam Books, [2015]

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Edition First Edition.
Description 422 pages ; 25 cm
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Summary "In the hushed quiet of early morning Manhattan, in front of the towering brass doors of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, a young woman holds a sign that reads: HELP ME. For one FBI agent, a madman's terrified hostages, and an entire city, a long and harrowing day is about to unfold. The hostage taker's identity is unknown. But he knows who FBI agent Eve Rossi is--and everything about her past. Along with her presence, he demands five witnesses: ordinary people with some hidden connection. Defying her superiors, Eve begins a deadly dance with an adversary whose intentions are surely sinister, whose endgame is anything but certain, and whose cunning keeps him one step ahead at every turn. As Eve manages a taut hostage situation, she relies on the combined skills of her team--a secret unit inspired by France's most notorious criminal and made up of ex-convicts with extraordinary talents, oversized egos, and contempt for the rules. Eve is up against a rapidly ticking clock. But the dangerous man calling the shots has a timetable of his own--and a searing question for his targets: What are you guilty of? As shocking revelations surface, so does another crisis nobody could anticipate-one not even Eve and her team may be able to stop"-- provided by publisher.
Subject United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Fiction.
Hostages -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
ISBN 9780345531407 (hardcover)
034553140X (hardcover)

 
    
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