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ANGEL'S TIP (SIGNED)

Burke, Alafair

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ISBN 10: 0061561029 / ISBN 13: 9780061561023
Editore: HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 2008
Usato Condizione: Fine Hard Cover
Da Kathleen Simpson (Simi Valley, CA, U.S.A.)

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A 339 page Ellie Hatcher thriller set in New York City. Second in the series. SIGNED by the author on a title page specially bound by the publisher. First edition, first printing. Received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. New and unread. Dust jacket is enclosed in a clear mylar cover. Book will be carefully packed and shipped in a box. Codice inventario libreria 14981

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Titolo: ANGEL'S TIP (SIGNED)

Casa editrice: HarperCollins Publishers, New York

Data di pubblicazione: 2008

Legatura: Hard Cover

Condizione libro:Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine

autografato: Signed by Author

Edizione: First Edition

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?Angel?s Tip is a riveting read that snaps with the beat of New York?.A knuckle-biting journey that?ll keep you turning pages until the very end.?
?Faye Kellerman, bestselling author of the Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus novels

?Alafair Burke has created a winning heroine in Ellie Hatcher, someone to root for.?
?Tami Hoag, bestselling author of Down the Darkest Road

?Complex plotting, multi-layered characters, a creepy serial killer?in Angel?s Tip, Burke has once again proven herself a terrific storyteller.?
?Sandra Brown, bestselling author of Lethal

Acclaimed thriller writer Alafair Burke delves into the underworld of the Manhattan nightclub scene in Angel?s Tip. Burke is the daughter of crime fiction superstar James Lee Burke, creator of Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux, prompting the Fort Worth Star-Telegram to proclaim that ?this fast-paced-but-human thriller proves that writing talent is genetic.? A superb crime novel featuring NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher (?a strong female protagonist in the tradition of Sara Paretsky?s V.I. Warshawski and Marcia Muller?s Sharon McCone? ?Boston Globe), Angel?s Tip follows Ellie?s investigation into the murder of a young college student, quite possibly by a member of New York?s young moneyed elite, and fans of Lisa Gardner, Karin Slaughter, Harlan Coben, and Sue Grafton will most definitely want to trail along.

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In a city full of victims . . . it's hard to choose just one.

Fresh-faced Indiana college student Chelsea Hart is so excited to spend the final hours of her spring break in the VIP room of an elite New York City club that she remains behind when her girlfriends call it a night. The next morning, as her concerned friends anxiously pace their hotel lobby, joggers find Chelsea's body in East River Park, her wavy blond hair brutally hacked off.

NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher catches the case and homes in on the group of privileged men who were last seen plying Chelsea with free-flowing alcohol. But before she can even gather the preliminary evidence, the gruesome murder is grabbing headlines and drawing unwanted media attention to the department. So when Ellie builds a tight case against Jake Myers, a young hedge fund manager, the department brass and the district attorney's office are elated: the case will soon be cleared, the media will tout the department's quick work, and Ellie will be a dream witness at the trial against Myers.

But Ellie has her doubts. Chelsea's murder is eerily similar to three other deaths that occurred nearly a decade ago: the victims were young, female, and in each case, the killer had taken her hair as a souvenir.

Ellie's investigation pulls her into a late-night world of exclusive clubs, conspicuous wealth, and hedonistic consumption. And her search for the truth not only pits her against her fellow cops but also places her under the watchful eye of a psychopath eager to add the prideful young female detective to his list.

Wrenching and suspenseful, Angel's Tip is an electric thriller that offers a voyeuristic glimpse into the glamorous but dangerous world of New York nightlife. This stunning whodunit proves yet again that Alafair Burke "knows when and how to drop clues to keep readers at her mercy" (Entertainment Weekly).

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