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Baptism by Max Kinnings 


07:45am. A monk lies dead in Snowdonia, a knife protruding from his throat. 

A young family is being held at gunpoint in a house in Wimbledon. 

The mission has begun. 

08:56am. A London Underground train is stationary in a tunnel, four hundred passengers trapped inside. All efforts to communicate with it have been met with silence. 

09:15am. DCI Ed Mallory has just started his day. The Metโ€™s top hostage negotiator – despite having been blinded thirteen years earlier – Mallory is about to discover that, today, an underground train is not the only thing on the line.

My Review…… 
The scene is set, we have the characters in place….. 
Mallory is the Metropolitan Policeโ€™s top negotiator. Heโ€™s good at his job, he seems to catch more details than most, is that because for the last thirteen years Mallory has lived with blindness? 
A terrorist cell are holding hostages, and its Malloryโ€™s job to negotiate their release. Itโ€™s a tense time. Is he successful? And what do the terrorists want? 
And that poor Tibetan Monk!! What role does he have in this? 
The plot reminded me of a Clive Cussler Novel (lots of strands all coming together from different directions) 
Itโ€™s a very good book, and I found it hard to put down. We get a little background on the characters, but not enough to bog you down with. 
And who lives and who dies? It kept me on my toes, and itโ€™s not till almost the end do you find that out. 

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