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- DescriptionAlexandra Cooper has a tough case to prosecute. Brendan Quillan, a wealthy businessman from the Upper East Side, has been charged with hiring an assassin to kill his wife, but the evidence is flimsy and the defendant has one of the most successful defence lawyers on his side. Then an explosion kills Quillan's brother, one of the construction workers in a tunnel being built to secure Manhattan's water supply. The blast isn't a terrorist act, r is it an accident, but it looks as though Duke Quillan was the target. And ne of the team investigating the murder had come across any hint that Brendan had a brother, never mind one so far on the other side of the tracks. With ather case to solve, Alex, together with Detectives Chapman and Mercer, discover that Quillan's upbringing is very different from what they'd first assumed, and in the cupboard of his estranged family there are many skeletons, t all of them metaphorical. In a cliff-hanging whodunnit, Linda Fairstein takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through New York and deep beneath its streets, to a conclusion which is as surprising as it is frightening.
- Author BiographyLinda Fairstein was Assisitant DA in Manhattan, specialising in the prosecution of sex crimes, and is now a consultant to the District Attorney. She is involved with a number of charities supporting the victims of sexual and domestic abuse. She is married to the lawyer Justin Feldman, and divides her time between Manhattan and Martha's Vineyard.
- Author(s)Linda Fairstein
- PublisherLittle, Brown & Company
- Date of Publication11/01/2007
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLittle, Brown & Company
- Out-of-print date18/06/2008
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
- Edition StatementAirside ed
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