The Devil's Teardrop

The Devil's Teardrop

A Novel of the Last Night of the Century

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
After a machine gun attack in the Washington, D.C., subway system leaves dozens of people dead, retired FBI document examiner Parker Kincaid must track down the assassin with the aid of only one clue--a ransom note demanding twenty million dollars to stop further massacres

Blackwell North Amer
It's New Year's Eve, December 31, 1999, and Washington, D.C., is under siege. Early in the day, a grisly machine gun attack in the Dupont Circle Metro station leaves dozens dead and the city crippled with fear. A note delivered to the mayor's office pins the massacre on the Digger, a robotlike assassin programmed to wreak havoc on the capital every four hours - until midnight. Only a ransom of $20 million delivered to the Digger's accomplice - and mastermind - will end the death and terror. But the Digger becomes a far more sinister threat when his accomplice is killed in a freak accident while en route to the money drop. With the ransom note as the single scrap of evidence, Special Agent Margaret Lukas calls upon Parker Kincaid, a retired FBI agent and the top forensic document examiner in the country. Somehow, by midnight, they must find the Digger - before he finds them.

Baker
& Taylor

In the final hours of December 31, 1999, the Washington, D.C., police are called in to investigate a horrifying mass murder and must try to prevent further killings, and their only clue is a ticking clock. 150,000 first printing. Tour.

Simon and Schuster
It's New Year's Eve, December 31, 1999, and Washington, D.C., is under siege. Early in the day, a grisly machine gun attack in the Dupont Circle Metro station leaves dozens dead and the city crippled with fear. A note delivered to the mayor's office pins the massacre on the Digger, a robotlike assassin programmed to wreak havoc on the capital every four hours -- until midnight. Only a ransom of $20 million delivered to the Digger's accomplice -- and mastermind -- will end the death and terror. But the Digger becomes a far more sinister threat when his accomplice is killed in a freak accident while en route to the money drop. With the ransom note as the single scrap of evidence, Special Agent Margaret Lukas calls upon Parker Kincaid, a retired FBI agent and the top forensic document examiner in the country. Somehow, by midnight, they must find the Digger -- before he finds them. In The Devil's Teardrop, Jeffery Deaver delivers the same intricate forensic detail, masterful plot twists and harrowing breakneck pace that made A Maiden's Grave, The Bone Collector and The Coffin Dancer national bestsellers. The Devil's Teardrop is destined to continue Jeffery Deaver's bestselling track record and thrill his legions of fans worldwide.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1999.
ISBN: 9780684852928
0684852926
Branch Call Number: M DEA
Characteristics: 396 p. ; 24 cm.

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