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Apr 07, 2015 | ISBN 9780143127093

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Praise for Prayer

“Kerr has an unteachable gift for suspense.”—USA Today

“Tantalizingly creepy.”—The Observer  

“Here moral complexity is raised to a new high in a contemporary psychological thriller that is eerily terrifying and disturbing.”—Library Journal (starred review) 

“A real page-turner that may just have everyone rethinking the monumental power that faith can provide or…take away in the blink of an eye.”—Suspense Magazine

“Provocative…Evocative phrasing is another plus in this exceptional thriller.”—Publishers Weekly
“A compelling and unsettling change of pace for the popular Kerr.”—Booklist

“A fright-filled meditation on faith…The book entertains and makes you think.”—Dallas Morning News

Prayer brilliantly explores the world of God, guns and the nature of goodness without sacrificing suspense or story.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune

“A rum beast that uses the cosy familiarity of the thriller form to buttress a fantastical supernatural plot…As fans of his Berlin-set Bernie Gunther novels will know, Kerr is a details man. His deep-level research brings Houston and its environs to dusty, sun-bleached life. Martins’ narration, too, is deftly handled—Prayer demands to be read more than once.”—The Guardian
“When Kerr goes off-piste, as he does here, the freedom sends his imagination into some very peculiar places. Who else could make a crackling thriller out of the current debate between religion and atheism?…What if the Almighty exists, but is horrible? The story unfolds at a white-knuckle pace, with a sense of the unknown that is genuinely disturbing.”—The Sunday Times

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