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The frozen dead

Author: Bernard Minier
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Minotaur Books, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"In a snowbound valley, deep in the French Pyrenees, a dark story of madness and revenge is unfolding. The first victim is a horse: its headless, flayed body hangs suspended from the edge of a frozen cliff. On the same day as the gruesome discovery takes place, Diane Berg, a young psychiatrist starts her first job at a high security asylum for the criminally insane, just a few miles away. She is baffled by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Mystery fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Minier, Bernard.
Frozen dead.
(DLC) 2014010639
(OCoLC)857981981
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Minier
ISBN: 9781466844247 1466844248
OCLC Number: 886577726
Language Note: Translation of: Glacé.
Notes: "First published in France as Glacé by XO Éditions"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (482 pages)
Other Titles: Glacé.
Responsibility: Bernard Minier ; translated by Alison Anderson.
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"In a snowbound valley, deep in the French Pyrenees, a dark story of madness and revenge is unfolding. The first victim is a horse: its headless, flayed body hangs suspended from the edge of a frozen cliff. On the same day as the gruesome discovery takes place, Diane Berg, a young psychiatrist starts her first job at a high security asylum for the criminally insane, just a few miles away. She is baffled by the slightly unorthodox methods the asylum's director uses, and then greatly alarmed when she realizes that drugs are disappearing from within the fortified institution while someone seems to be slipping out at night. Commandant Martin Servaz, a charismatic, Toulouse city cop fond of quoting Latin, can't believe he has been called out over the death of an animal. But there is something disturbing about this crime that he cannot ignore. Then DNA from one of the most notorious inmates of the asylum, a highly intelligent former prosecutor who is accused of killing and raping several women, is found on the corpse ... and a few days later the first human murder takes place. Servaz and his colleague, the mysterious Irene Ziegler, must use all their skill to solve the terrifying mystery"--

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