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Автор: John Lutz
Издательство: Ingram
Серия: A Frank Quinn Novel
Жанр произведения: Ужасы и Мистика
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isbn: 9780786027125
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      Praise for John Lutz

      “Lutz’s skill will keep you glued to this thriller.”

      —St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Night Kills

      “Brilliant…a very scary and suspenseful read.”

      —Booklist on In for the Kill

      “Shamus-and Edgar award–winner Lutz gives us further proof of his enormous talent for crafting great police fiction…another enthralling page-turner.”

      —Publishers Weekly on In for the Kill

      “Since Lutz can deliver a hard-boiled P.I. novel or a bloody thriller with equal ease, it’s not a surprise to find him applying his skills to a police procedural in Chill of Night. But the ingenuity of the plot shows that Lutz is in rare form.”

      —The New York Times Book Review on Chill of Night

      “Lutz ranks with such vintage masters of big-city murder as Lawrence Block and Ed McBain.”

      —St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Chill of Night

      “A fast-moving novel, a plot-driven page-turner of the first order.”

      —Book Page on Fear of Night

      More Praise for John Lutz

      “John Lutz is one of the masters of the police novel and he shows his talents to the fullest here. Highly recommended!”

      —Ridley Pearson on Fear the Night

      “A twisted cat-and-mouse game…a fast-moving crime thriller.”

      —Publishers Weekly on Fear the Night

      “The Night Spider is compelling, suspenseful and creepy. John Lutz knows how to make you shiver.”

      —Harlan Coben

      “Lutz offers up a heart-pounding roller coaster of a tale.”

      —Jeffery Deaver on The Night Spider

      “I’ve been a fan of John Lutz for years.”

      —T. Jefferson Parker

      “John Lutz is a major talent.”

      —John Lescroart

      More Praise for John Lutz

      “Compelling…a gritty psychological thriller.”

      —Publishers Weekly on The Night Watcher

      “John Lutz is the new Lawrence Sanders.”

      —Ed Gorman in Mystery Scene on The Night Watcher

      “Complex, riveting, and chilling.”

      —Jonathan Kellerman on SWF Seeks Same

      “John Lutz just keeps getting better and better.”

      —Tony Hillerman on SWF Seeks Same

      “Lutz is among the best.”

      —San Diego Union

      “Lutz is rapidly bleeding critics dry of superlatives.”

      —St. Louis Post-Dispatch

      “It’s easy to see why he’s won an Edgar and two Shamuses.”

      —Publishers Weekly

      “For a good scare and a well-paced story, Lutz delivers.”

      —San Antonio Express-News


      Urge to Kill (forthcoming)

      Night Kills

      In for the Kill

      Chill of Night

      Fear the Night

      The Night Spider

      The Night Watcher

      The Night Caller

      Final Seconds (with David August)

      The Ex

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      Copyright © 2004 John Lutz

      All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written consent of the Publisher, excepting brief quotes used in reviews.

      This novel is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are either the product of the author’s imagination, or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or events is entirely coincidental.

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      ISBN: 978-0-7860-2712-5

      For the Royal Aardvarkians,

       first among many

      For he being dead, with him is beauty slain,

      And, beauty dead, black chaos comes again.

      —William Shakespeare, “Venus and Adonis”

      See my lips tremble and my eyeballs roll,

      Suck my last breath, and catch my flying soul.

      —Alexander Pope, “Eloisa to Abelard”


      Chapter 1

      Chapter 2

      Chapter 3

      Chapter 4

      Chapter 5

      Chapter 6

      Chapter 7

      Chapter 8

      Chapter 9

      Chapter 10

      Chapter 11

      Chapter 12

      Chapter 13

      Chapter 14

      Chapter 15

      Chapter 16

      Chapter 17

      Chapter 18

      Chapter 19

      Chapter 20

      Chapter 21

      Chapter 22

      Chapter 23

      Chapter 24

      Chapter 25

      Chapter 26

      Chapter 27

      Chapter 28

      Chapter 29

      Chapter 30

      Chapter 31

      Chapter 32

      Chapter 33

      Chapter 34

      Chapter 35

      Chapter 36

      Chapter 37

      Chapter 38

      Chapter 39