Saturday, August 10, 2019

Eight thrillers focused on the bonds of parent and child

Haylen Beck is the pseudonym of acclaimed, Edgar Award-nominated author Stuart Neville. His latest novel is Lost You.

At CrimeReads he tagged eight crime novels that focus on the bonds of parent and child, including:
The Chain, by Adrian McKinty

The Irish author’s latest thriller looks set to be the book of summer 2019, with a thrillingly executed high concept premise. When Rachel Klein receives a phone call from a distraught woman telling her that she has kidnapped her daughter Kylie, and the only way to secure her release is to kidnap another child, she enlists the help of her ex-military brother-in-law. Although they play their part in the chain, they decide they will be the ones to finally break it.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue