Death Match Paperback
A young couple are found dead in their apartment, and double suicide seems to be the only interpretation- Alarm bells ring in the towering Manhattan offices of Eden Incorporated, the high-tech matchmaking company whose spectacular success and legendary secrecy have inspired awe around the world.
The Thorpes, few people knew, were more than the quintessential happy couple - they were Eden's first perfect match.
Christopher Lash, a gifted former FBI forensic psychologist, receives an urgent plea from Eden to perform a quick - and quiet - investigation into the deaths.
Lash's investigation inadvertently dredges up the memories of a searing personal tragedy he has kept at bay for years, and his involvement becomes more personal and dangerous than he could have imagined.
When a second Eden 'super-couple' is found dead, Richard Silver, the company's brilliant and reclusive founder, has no choice but to grant Lash unprecedented access to its most guarded secrets-
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 25/06/2005
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099478638
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Review by wyvernfriend
This is the story of Eden, a matchmaking service that charges quite a lot for it's services. However it's success rate is quite high as well, many of the people matched by the service are very happy with their mates. So when one of the golden couples, a supercouple or couple who scored 100% in their match commit suicide the company want to know why. Is it a problem with their system? The repercussions could be intense.So they call in Christopher Lash, an ex-FBI forensic psychologist, to look into these murky depths. His questions lead to more questions than answers and as the story continues and a second supercouple are found dead the case starts to get more and more complicated and the stress piles on himIt's an interesting story and I did figure out most of the plot from fairly early on, but it kept me reading and interested throughout. Lightweight but enjoyable.