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The Chain

(2019)
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'A heart-stopping roller coaster'
DAILY MAIL

'The book everyone is talking about'
MIRROR

'A blazing, full-tilt thriller that entirely justifies the hype'
GUARDIAN

* * * * *

YOUR PHONE RINGS.

A STRANGER HAS KIDNAPPED YOUR CHILD.

TO FREE THEM YOU MUST ABDUCT SOMEONE ELSE'S CHILD.

YOUR CHILD WILL BE RELEASED WHEN YOUR VICTIM'S PARENTS KIDNAP ANOTHER CHILD.

IF ANY OF THESE THINGS DON'T HAPPEN:
YOUR CHILD WILL BE KILLED.

VICTIM. SURVIVOR. ABDUCTOR. CRIMINAL.
YOU WILL BECOME EACH ONE.


YOU ARE NOW PART OF THE CHAIN



* * * * *

'Scary, plausible, gripping.'
IAN RANKIN

'You'll miss meals, sleep, and your stop on the bus - guaranteed.'
VAL McDERMID

'I writhed with the pain of withdrawal when I finished it. Deserves to be the popular hit of the year.'
DAILY TELEGRAPH

'Incredibly propulsive and original. You won't shake it for a long time.'
STEPHEN KING

'A masterpiece. You will never be able to forget it.'
DON WINSLOW

'A unique and unforgettable thriller. Breath-taking, breakneck, brilliant.'
MARK BILLINGHAM

'Striking, memorable, should be savoured.'
TANA FRENCH

'Explosively brilliant. Genuinely unputdownable. Terribly plausible'
OBSERVER

'I may not read a better thriller in my lifetime.'
STEVE CAVANAGH

'An electrifying thriller - one of the very best of its kind'
FIONA CUMMINS

'What a fantastic idea and perfectly written. I'm quite jealous.'
ANTHONY HOROWITZ

'Terrifying. Terrific.'
MICK HERRON

'THE CHAIN does for parenting what Gone Girl did for marriage. A must-read thriller.'
JAMES SWALLOW

'Diabolical, unnerving, relentless.'
DENNIS LEHANE

'Utterly brilliant'
ELLY GRIFFITHS

A 'THRILLER OF THE YEAR' SELECTION FOR:
GUARDIAN
DAILY TELEGRAPH
AMAZON

EXPRESS
OBSERVER
TIME MAGAZINE


Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"This book is jaws for parents." - Don Winslow


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Hardback Editions

July 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 0-316-42538-9 / 978-0-316-42538-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon AU   


July 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 0-316-53126-X / 978-0-316-53126-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Chain: The gripping, unique, must-read thriller of the year
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-4091-8958-9 / 978-1-4091-8958-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

June 2021 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 0-316-46325-6 / 978-0-316-46325-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


September 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 0-316-53123-5 / 978-0-316-53123-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


March 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Chain: The gripping, unique, must-read thriller of the year
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-4091-8960-0 / 978-1-4091-8960-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


February 2020 : Australia Paperback
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 0-7336-4462-7 / 978-0-7336-4462-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Hachette Australia
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January 2020 : Paperback
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Title: By Adrian McKinty The Chain.The gripping unique must-read thriller of the year Paperback - 5 Mar 2020
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Generic
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July 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Chain: The gripping, unique, must-read thriller of the year
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-4091-8959-7 / 978-1-4091-8959-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

July 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-5491-2240-1 / 978-1-5491-2240-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


July 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Chain Lib/E
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-5491-5314-5 / 978-1-5491-5314-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


July 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   


July 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Availability: Amazon   


July 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon   


July 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Availability: Amazon AU   


July 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


July 2019 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Chain
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Availability: Amazon AU   


July 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Chain: The gripping, unique, must-read thriller of the year
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon UK