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The Accident

(2014)
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From Edgar Award-winning Chris Pavone, author of the Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller The Expats, comes a riveting time-bomb of a thriller (fans of The Expats will be excited to see a few characters from Pavone's first book pop up here as well). Taking place over the course of twenty-four hours, The Accident draws on the rich worlds of publishing, politics and international spies to tell a suspenseful tale of intrigue in the vein of John Grisham and Laura Lippman.

In New York City, Isabel Reed, one of the most respected and powerful literary agents in the city, frantically turns the pages of a manuscript into the early dawn hours. This manuscript - printed out, hand-delivered, totally anonymous - is full of shocking revelations and disturbing truths linked to a car accident that occurred years ago, things which could compromise national security. Is this what she's been waiting for her entire career: a book that will help her move on from a painful past, a book that could save her beloved industry... a book that will change the world?

In Copenhagen, Hayden Gray, a veteran station chief, wary of the CIA's obsession with the Middle East, has been steadfastly monitoring the dangers that abound in Europe. Even if his bosses aren't paying attention, he's determined to stay vigilant. And he's also on the trail of this manuscript - and the secrets that lie at its heart. For him, quite simply, it must never see the light of day.

As Isabel and Hayden try to outwit each other, the nameless author watches on from afar. With no-one quite sure who holds all the cards, the stakes couldn't be higher: in just one day careers could be ruined, devastating secrets could be unearthed, and innocent people could die. As the manuscript moves from person to person, it leaves a trail of bodies in its wake.

Gripping, sophisticated, and impossible to put down, The Accident is a masterful follow-up to one of the most acclaimed and striking debut thrillers of recent years.

Genre: Thriller

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Hardback Editions

March 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-571-29892-3 / 978-0-571-29892-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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March 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-571-31741-3 / 978-0-571-31741-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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March 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-385-34845-2 / 978-0-385-34845-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crown
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Paperback Editions

December 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Accident: A Novel
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 1-5247-6323-3 / 978-1-5247-6323-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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January 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-571-29894-X / 978-0-571-29894-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-385-34847-9 / 978-0-385-34847-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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1962 : USA Paperback
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Title: Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-8041-3940-7 / 978-0-8041-3940-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Random House USA
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March 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Accident (Random House Large Print)
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-8041-2119-2 / 978-0-8041-2119-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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February 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-571-29893-1 / 978-0-571-29893-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-571-29895-8 / 978-0-571-29895-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber Ome Mm
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Audio Editions

April 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
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April 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
Publisher: W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
ISBN: 0-8041-6597-1 / 978-0-8041-6597-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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March 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
Publisher: Random House Audio
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March 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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March 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Accident
Author(s): Chris Pavone
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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