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212: A Novel

Alafair Burke

Published by Harper, 2010
ISBN 10: 0061561223 / ISBN 13: 9780061561221
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Title: 212: A Novel

Publisher: Harper

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Dust Jacket Condition: Like New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First edition. Bookseller Inventory # 8-2-19

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?The plot of an Alafair Burke thriller doesn?t just rip from the headlines. She?s one step ahead of them. 212 scares you and keeps you turning the pages into the wee hours.?
?Harlan Coben

?Burke has created a strong female protagonist in the tradition of Sara Paretsky?s V.I. Warshawski and Marcia Muller?s Sharon McCone.? Utterly authentic.?
?Boston Globe

212 is acclaimed author?and former deputy district attorney?Alafair Burke?s gripping thriller featuring hip, Manhattan-based detective Ellie Hatcher. Fans of Lisa Gardner, Sandra Brown, Karin Slaughter, Harlan Coben, Sue Grafton, and PJ Tracy will find it hard to put 212 down until the very last page.

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In New York City, Nights Are Dangerous. Days Are Numbered.

When New York University sophomore Megan Gunther finds personal threats posted to a website specializing in campus gossip, she's taken aback by their menacing tone. Someone knows her daily routine down to the minute and is watching her?but thanks to the anonymity provided by the Internet, the police tell her there's nothing they can do. Her friends are sure it's someone's idea of a joke, but when Megan is murdered in a vicious attack, NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher is convinced that the online threats are more than just empty words.

With smooth, straight-talking partner J. J. Rogan at her side, Ellie tries to identify Megan's enemies, but she begins to wonder if the coed's murder was more than just the culmination of a cyber obsession. And when Megan's roommate suddenly disappears, Ellie and J. J. know they have to find her before another young woman dies.

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