The Last 10 Seconds
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The Last 10 Seconds : (Tina Boyd 5)

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36 HOURS AGO: A brutal serial killer is arrested on the streets of north London after a two-year reign of terror. Known as the Night Creeper, he's earned his reputation by torturing five young women to death. 24 HOURS AGO: Undercover cop Sean Egan has infiltrated one of the country's most notorious criminal gangs. Now he's about to risk his life in a desperate bid to bring its members to justice. 12 HOURS AGO: DI Tina Boyd has discovered that the Night Creeper's murders are part of a much larger criminal conspiracy. But her quest for the truth has brought her into contact with some very dangerous people who want to silence her - permanently. THE LAST 10 SECONDS: A man, a woman, a sadistic killer. As they race towards a terrifying confrontation only one thing is certain: they're all going to have to fight very hard just to stay alive.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 124 x 196 x 32mm | 322.05g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055215881X
  • 9780552158817
  • 62,374

About Simon Kernick

Simon Kernick is one of Britain's most exciting thriller writers. He arrived on the crime writing scene with his highly acclaimed debut novel The Business of Dying, the story of a corrupt cop moonlighting as a hitman. Simon's big breakthrough came with his novel Relentless which was the biggest selling thriller of 2007. His most recent crime thrillers include Siege, Ultimatum, Stay Alive and The Final Minute. He is also the author of the bestselling three-part serial thrillers Dead Man's Gift and One By One. Simon talks both on and off the record to members of the Counter Terrorism Command and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, so he gets to hear first hand what actually happens in the dark and murky underbelly of UK crime.show more

Review quote

"Nailbiting ... more twists and turns than a boa-constrictor on speed" * The Times * "Another well-paced, well-written thriller from rising star Kernick" * Daily Mirror * "A wham-bang chase story ... fast-moving and gripping" * Literary Review * "Explodes into non-stop action which refuses to slow down until almost the end of the story. When it gets even faster" * Yorkshire Evening Post * "Vibrant, engrossing and constantly surprising. The pace never lets up, this book has a heart, as well as gore galore" * Guardian *show more

Review Text

"Explodes into non-stop action which refuses to slow down until almost the end of the story. When it gets even faster"show more

Back cover copy

36 HOURS AGO A brutal serial killer is arrested on the streets of north London after a two-year reign of terror. Known as the Night Creeper, he's earned his reputation by torturing five young women to death. 24 HOURS AGO Undercover cop Sean Egan has infiltrated one of the country's most notorious criminal gangs. Now he's about to risk his life in a desperate bid to bring its members to justice. 12 HOURS AGO DI Tina Boyd has discovered that the Night Creeper's murders are part of a much larger criminal conspiracy. But her quest for the truth has brought her into contact with some very dangerous people who want to silence her - permanently. THE LAST 10 SECONDS A man, a woman, a sadistic killer. As they race towards a terrifying confrontation only one thing is certain: they're all going to have to fight very hard just to stay alive.show more

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2,146 ratings
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4 40% (865)
3 22% (472)
2 4% (81)
1 1% (23)
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