By James Patterson
With San Francisco lower than siege and everybody a suspect, the Women's homicide membership needs to probability their lives to save lots of the city-and one another.
With a stunning child daughter and a loyal husband, Detective Lindsay Boxer can accurately say that her lifestyles hasn't ever been larger. in truth (for a change), issues appear to be going good for the entire individuals of the Women's homicide membership as they assemble to have a good time San Francisco medical expert Claire Washburn's birthday. however the celebration is lower brief while Lindsay is termed to a grotesque crime scene, the place a girl has been murdered in huge sunlight.
As Lindsay investigates, surprising video pictures of one other crime surfaces. A video so terrible that it shakes town to its center. Their faces obscured via mask, the cold-blooded criminals at the tape can be anyone-and now all of Lindsay's co-workers are suspects. As a rash of violence sweeps via San Francisco, and public worry and anger develop, Lindsay and her buddies needs to danger their lives within the identify of justice-before it really is too past due.
With stunning twists and riveting suspense, 14th lethal SIN proves over again that after it involves suspense fiction, within the phrases or Jeffery Deaver: "nobody does it higher" than James Patterson.
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