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Home Before Dark

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Ed Lister has everything anyone could want, except his daughter, who was murdered while studying in Florence. Frustrated with the police inquiry, Ed sets out to discover who killed her, & why. His quest brings him ever closer to the charming, lethal psychopath Ward, & his website, Home Before Dark.
Hardcover, 474 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Hodder & Stoughton
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When Ed Lister's daughter Sophie is violently killed while studying in Florence he's devestated, but when after a year there is still no progress towards finding her killer, Ed decides to take it into his own hands. He has the money and the determination to track the killer down, but upon finding the killer's website he realises this is no normal person. This deadly game of cat and mouse highlights the dangers of the internet and how easy it is for someone to get far to close with deadly consequ...more
This book had been rated as the years' most chilling thriller and I would inform you why did it take the year most chilling thriller book , but I would not recommend this book to weak hearted people, because its full of intense and horror scenes.
This story is talking about Ed the desperate father and his wife who's their life had changed forever after their lovely young daughter had been brutally murdered in Florence. Sofia, their young daughter had been studying art in Italy. However, Ed is v...more
HOME BEFORE DARK is the first thriller from UK Author Charles Maclean. It's the story of a wealthy man, who had it all. A thriving business, a beautiful wife, doted on daughter. Until his daughter is murdered while studying in Florence. Frustrated by the slow and ineffectual police investigation, Ed Lister starts his own. Doing some of the investigating himself, he is led to a mysterious website, which prompts him to offer a million dollars to a computer expert in the quest to crack the weird on...more
Film gibi bir romandı. Üniversite sınavına girip döndüğümde
elime alıp okumaya başlayıp bırakamadığım bir kitap. :)))
Very compelling so far, I've got the hardback version so it's very chunky to carry around
great twists and turns but a bit heavy to hold when tired.
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Charles Maclean is the author of crime thrillers, and has also written about the Scottish countryside and other non-fiction.

He is the son of Sir Fitzroy Maclean – an Etonian, brilliant linguist, near-legendary adventurer, war hero, diplomat and author of Eastern Approaches. Charles Maclean is something of an adv...more
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