2014 год. In twelve hours Lydia Chin will be dead...' The phone call comes in the early hours. A cold, electronic voice informs detective Bill Smith that his best friend is being held hostage. And the clock is ticking... If Bill wants his partner back he'll have to play the kidnapper's sadistic game to find her - and find her fast - before the psycho makes good his promise to kill her... Please note this novel is called ON THE LINE in the US.