By Chris Kuzneski
The bestselling mystery that introduced the award-winning Payne & Jones series!
one after the other, in towns throughout the US, humans of every age are taken from their houses, their autos, their lives. yet those aren't random kidnappings. they're crimes of ardour, deliberate and researched a number of months prematurely, then finished with a unique goal in brain. Revenge.
Ariane Walker is likely one of the sufferers, dragged from her condo with few clues to stick with. The police acknowledged there is little they could do for her, yet that won't more than enough for her boyfriend, Jonathon Payne.
With the aid of his ally, Payne supplies chase, hoping lead in New Orleans by some means can pay off. jointly, they discover the secret of Ariane's abduction and the reality at the back of the South's such a lot violent secret.
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James Patterson, number one overseas bestselling author—
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Lee baby, number one foreign bestselling author—
“Excellent! excessive stakes, quick motion, vivid characters, and a really, very unique plot notion. to not be missed!”
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James Rollins, no 1 overseas bestselling author—
“Chris Kuzneski monitors a awesome experience of suspense and motion within the PLANTATION. A riveting journey from begin to end as an ex-Special Forces soldier searches for the abductors of his female friend, resulting in a global man-hunt that would depart readers breathless and up a lot too overdue. Don’t leave out it!”
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