The Chain

The Chain

Title:The Chain
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780316531269
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:357 pages

You just dropped off your child at the bus stop. A panicked stranger calls your phone. Your child has been kidnapped, and the stranger explains that their child has also been kidnapped, by a completely different stranger. The only way to get your child back is to kidnap another child within 24 hours. Your child will be released only when the next victim's parents kidnap yet another child, and most importantly, the stranger explains, if you don't kidnap a child, or if the next parents don't kidnap a child, your child will be murdered. You are now part of The Chain.


    The Chain Reviews

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    Okay, I will start to bidding with five stars, I think I heard five hundred stars! Five hundred, five thousand, do I heard five billion, oh that redhead woman raised her hand, SOLD to five billion sta...

  • Paromjit

    Adrian McKinty has never written a book I have not loved, and this intense, dark psychological thriller is just brilliant with its killer and diabolical premise of the chain. 35 year old Rachel Klein ...

  • Kaceey

    Whoa! This book will have you laser-focused from the first paragraph...right to the last!Victim or abuser. Which is actually worse? And what if you had to play the role of both? Whatever you do...don...

  • Meredith

    My feelings are all over the place with this one. Loved it in the beginning, but I wasn’t a fan by the end. The Chain has a fascinating premise and is told in two parts. Part one begins with a ban...

  • Susanne  Strong

    3.5 Stars.* (rounded down)A Highly Entertaining Premise that fell a Tad Short on Execution. After Rachel drops her teenage daughter Kylie off at the bus stop, she gets a call. Kylie has been kidnapped...

  • Nicola

    4.5 stars“Number one:you are not the first and you will certainly not be the last.Number two:remember,it’s not about the money-it’s about the chain”YOUR PHONE RINGSA STRANGER HAS KIDNAPPED YOU...

  • Peter

    CoercionThis book needs a seat belt because it blasts off at some serious speed. The opening chapters are shocking and the principle of The Chain is completely unique and deeply unsettling. Rachel Kle...

  • BernLuvsBooks (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)

    "The Chain is a metaphor for the ties that bind all of us to friends and family. It is the umbilical link between mother and child, the way or path that the hero must travel in a quest, and it is the...

  • Katie B

    Entertaining and definitely a page turner but probably not a book you want to analyze to death as it does have some problems along the way. The pacing was excellent but I did prefer the first half ove...

  • megs_bookrack

    Driving into Boston for an early morning oncology appointment, Rachel thinks her 13-year old daughter, Kiley, is safe, getting on the bus and heading off to school. Then she gets a chilling phone call...