A Maiden's Grave

A Maiden's Grave

eBook - 2011
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In Kansas, fleeing killers kidnap a bus with deaf girls and hole up in a slaughterhouse. They kill one girl and threaten to kill the rest if their demands are not met. The 12-hour siege by the FBI becomes a media circus, exploited by politicians and competing police departments. By the author of Playing for Sleep.
Publisher: New York : Signet, 2011.
ISBN: 9781101209356
1101209356
9780786507443
0786507446
Characteristics: 1 online resource 419 p. : ill., map.
Additional Contributors: Advantage OverDrive

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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 23, 2014

A day in the life of an FBI hostage release negotiator. Three escaped convicts hijack a bus carrying eight deaf girls and their two teachers, and threaten to kill one girl an hour unless their demands are met. As the clock ticks a brilliant battle of wits ensues. This exceptional thriller has been thoroughly researched; the hostage-taking is described in riveting detail, and the world of the deaf portrayed is totally convincing.

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