Brian Freeman's second novel is a gripping, hard-hitting thriller set in one of the most fascinating, sexy and intriguing cities in the world, Las Vegas, andputs his on-going detective character Jonathan Stride on the trail of a cunning and relentless killer.Elonda's seen most things working the streets. But it's a first when her client is shot dead in the act. Detective Jonathan Stride quickly establishes that the victim is M.J. Lane, son of a reclusive millionaire film producer. Any number of people might have wanted to kill M.J. Anotherdeath is troubling the Vegas force - of a little boy, killed in a hit-and-run incident involving a stolen car. Then the body of a woman is found in a remote farmhouse. Could the murders be linked It seems the killer wants to send a message about the brutal slaying decades earlier of a night club dancer. That case was wrapped up quickly. Too quickly Someone certainly thinks so - and he's set on murderous revenge for the sins of the past.
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'Freeman captures the sleazy atmosphere of the city...driving its narrative briskly to a dramatic conclusion' ( Sunday Telegraph)
'A strong narrative, rife with sex and violence' ( Publishers' Weekly)
'A real thriller that I just had to finish... Freeman's characters are strongly drawn...I would certainly recommend this book' ( CrimeSquad (website))
'Freeman ably juggles multiple plot strands while never losing sight of the human dimension... Confirmation of a major talent' ( Guardian)
'Freeman consistently hits his thriller marks, keeping the action coming and the tension high... The height of guilty pleasures' ( Kirkus Reviews)
'A cracking second novel' ( Manchester Evening News)
The powerful new thriller from the author of IMMORAL - 'Breathtakingly real... page-turning psychological suspense' Jeffery Deaver
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Descrizione libro Headline Book Publishing Ltd, 2006. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0755325362