The Chain

The Chain

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A parent receives a panicked phone call from a stranger who reveals that both of their children have been kidnapped by someone who demands that they abduct another child to prevent the murders of their own.
Publisher: New York, Mulholland Books/ Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780316531269
Characteristics: 357 pages ; 25 cm


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Sep 23, 2020

A highly improbable plot, and even more improbable twists and conclusion! Coincidences rarely work. Definitely a C rated novel. I was mad at myself for wasting my time on this tripe when there are so many other novels I could have been enjoying. Ugh!

Sep 04, 2020


Apr 10, 2020

This was a super interesting thriller! Rachel's daughter is kidnapped, and to get her back, she must not only pay a ransom, but kidnap another child.......then convince that child's parents to kidnap someone....and so on. The chain is unending......the book was a riveting, fast read I could barely put down.

JCLAMYK Apr 03, 2020

Imagine receiving an early morning anonymous phone call telling you your only child has been kidnapped and if you want to see her again you must pay a ransom and kidnap another child and not break the chain. So begins this thrilling book by Adrian McKinty. I could not put it down. Follow Rachel as she becomes part of the chain and jumps into action to rescue her daughter but at what cost to her. Pick up this book and find out about The Chain and the dark web and the secrets Rachel uncovers along the way.

Feb 12, 2020

Awesome book. Loved the skill at pulling together the concept of the chain, and the ending when you find out the how & why is great. I read this book in less than 2 days, loved it,

Jan 26, 2020

IN reality, this is a pretty unbelievable scenario. But as a page turner, it rates pretty high. The unbelievable part is the children kidnapped never telling anyone what happened. There is no way that could happen. But I still enjoyed the story as a fantasy.

Jan 22, 2020

I was a huge fan of this book until the ending. It was engaging and pulled me in right away. Sadly the ending felt rushed and anti-climatic.

Dec 30, 2019

Could not finish this book. Writing is not great and the premise is also not great. Don't understand how it has made it to the bestseller lists. I did not even care to find out how it turned out as there are so many other good books to read.

FPL_CassieW Dec 23, 2019

Don't break The Chain. If you do, The Chain will come after you. You and your family will die. To keep the chain going and have your child safely returned, you must pay a ransom and kidnap someone else's child. Could you do it? This book has a unique plot that will keep you turning pages till the very end!

Dec 21, 2019

I liked this book quite a bit but the whole idea is really stupid. In this day and age everyone knows that even though kidnappers always say not to contact the police, if your kid is kidnapped of course you call them right away. Nevertheless I'm glad with how it turned out (although of course everyone would have been in jail lol).

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