Death Match

Death Match

Large Print - 2004
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The Thorpes were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. But the veil of perfection can mask many secrets. When the Thorpes are found dead in their tasteful Flagstaff living room--having committed double-suicide--alarms go off in the executive offices of Eden, Incorporated, the worldwide matchmaking phenomenon that uses its astonishing artificial intelligence to create supercouples and guarantee its customers just one thing: lifelong happiness.
Publisher: Waterville, ME : Wheeler Pub., 2004
Edition: LARGE PRINT ED
ISBN: 9781587247095
1587247097
Characteristics: 589 p. ; 24 cm

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slang123
Jun 19, 2016

Solid plotting. Interesting presentation of the super computer taken to the next step...or,perhaps taking the next step.

This is only my second Lincoln Child novel and I will be reading more. I recommend this to anyone who enjoys good plotting, intrigue, believable characters, and a "what the heck..." ending.

naominurgitz Sep 30, 2013

not well written
wouldn`t read this author again

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rahmmie
May 07, 2013

It was entertaining but the big "surprise" at the end is really no surprise at all. I felt like I was reading the script for a made-for-TV movie, and not necessarily a very good one

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nelll
Mar 19, 2013

Great read - as usual Lincoln Child does not disappoint

KileyP May 04, 2012

Techno-thrillers are everywhere these days, and Lincoln Child brings his own unique view and writing style to the sub-genre with Death Match - where online dating becomes an even more scary prospect. While some of us may dream of the day that a computer can simply tell us who our Mr. or Mrs. Right is, Child scares us with what could happen if that goes wrong. Fans of Child won't be disappointed, and techno-thriller lovers should give this a try; the personal aspect with the online dating is more evolved and leads to a more realistic techno-thrill ride!

Incinerated_Newt Mar 11, 2011

Good premise, but it's far longer than it needs to be. If the author had just summed up, this could have been a good techno-suspense story.

teacupfaerie Mar 01, 2011

Computer nerds everywhere should read this. The future???

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