The Vanishing Point

The Vanishing Point

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 31/01/2013
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Synopsis

Stephanie Harker is travelling through security at O'Hare airport with five-year-old Jimmy. But in a moment, everything changes. In disbelief, Stephanie watches as a uniformed agent leads her boy away - and she's stuck the other side of the gates, hysterical with worry. The authorities, unaware of Jimmy's existence, just see a woman behaving erratically; Stephanie is wrestled to the ground and blasted with a taser gun. By the time she can tell them what has happened, Jimmy is long gone. But as Stephanie tells her story to the FBI, it becomes clear that everything is not as it seems. There are many potential suspects for this abduction. With time rapidly running out, how can Stephanie get him back? A breathtakingly rich and gripping psychological thriller, The Vanishing Point is Val McDermid's most accomplished standalone novel to date, a work of haunting brilliance.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780751546101
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Weight: 380g
  • Dimensions: 194 x 130 x 35 mm

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The Vanishing Point
Oh Dear!
I bought this expecting a thriller, not a re-hash of Jade Goody's life and demise. From an author of her caliber, this was quite frankly embarrassing, if t... READ MORE
Pange
The Vanishing Point
Good read, but...
I would have enjoyed this book so much more if I had never heard of Jade Goody!
gama
The Vanishing Point
The Vanishing Point by Val McDermid
The Vanishing Point by Val McDermid is an excellent read and listen to and quite unexpected for the author. The storyline is full of unexpected twists and ... READ MORE
Christine Rennie