The Killing Hour by Lisa Gardner
A Novel (Quincy / Rainie)

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Each time he struck, he took two victims. Day after day, he waited for the first body to be discovered--a body containing all the clues the investigators needed to find the second victim, who waited...prey to a slow but certain death. The clock ticked--salvation was possible.

The police were never in time.

Years have passed; but for this killer, time has stood still. As a heat wave of epic proportions descends, the game begins again. Two girls have disappeared...and the clock is ticking.

Rookie FBI agent Kimberly Quincy knows the killer’s deadline can be met. But she’ll have to break some rules to beat an exactingly vicious criminal at a game he’s had time to perfect.

For the Killing Hour has arrived....

About Lisa Gardner

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Lisa Gardner is the New York Times bestselling author of thirteen novels. Her Detective D. D. Warren novels include Love You More, Live to Tell, Hide, Alone, and The Neighbor, winner of the International Thriller Writers' Award. Her FBI Profiler novels include Say Goodbye, Gone, The Killing Hour, The Next Accident, and The Third Victim. She lives with her family in New England.
Published July 15, 2003 by Bantam. 435 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime, Horror, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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In Quantico, a training ground for FBI agents as well as for US Marines, Mac meets fledgling feebie Kimberly Quincy, daughter of former agent Pierce Quincy, famous throughout the service for his legendary exploits as a profiler.

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Gardner doesn't pile the suspense on all at once, but adds to it gradually --- a murder here, a mystery there, a personal conflict or two --- until by the end of the book the reader feels like a bunch of raw nerves racing for the comfort of the finish line.

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Reviewing the Evidence

The original murders and kidnappings take place in Georgia but now, in Virginia, where Kimberly Quincy is undergoing training to be a Special Agent, four girls are taken - although their absence is not detected for some time.

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Of the eight victims of the UNSUB, only one was found alive and that was because special agent Michael "Mac" McCormack was able to put the pieces of the puzzle together in time.

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When Kimberley stumbles across the body of one of the dead girls in the grounds of the academy, she is instantly reminded of her dead sister and despite being told after her discovery that she has no part to play in the hunt for the killer apart from giving a statement, Kimberley thinks otherwise...

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