By Brian Freeman
(St. Martin's Paperbacks, Mass Market Paperback, 9780312340452, 432pp.)
Publication Date: July 31, 2007
This ambitious follow-up to Brian Freeman's debut novel, Immoral, which Michael Connelly called "a page-turner of the highest caliber," delivers non-stop action and gut-wrenching intrigue on the streets of Sin City--where you can hit the jackpot, or you can get…
They looked like isolated cases: a hit-and-run and a celebrity murdered during a fling with a prostitute. No one could ever imagine they'd be linked to a brutal crime in the city's steamy past…and that the race to corner a determined serial killer would stir up secrets long thought buried with the dead. When detectives--and lovers--Jonathan Stride and Serena Dial are called to investigate, they have no idea that they're stepping into a world of sex and money, glamour and vice--where desperate ambition rules and loyalties know no bounds…
Brian Freeman is the internationally bestselling author of psychological suspense novels featuring detectives Jonathan Stride and Serena Dial. His books have been sold in 46 countries and 18 languages. His debut thriller, Immoral, won the Macavity Award and was a nominee for the Edgar, Dagger, Anthony, and Barry awards for best first novel. His other novels include The Bone House, The Burying Place, In the Dark and Stalked. Brian is drawn to complex characters, and says, “My stories are about the hidden intimate motives that draw people across some terrible lines.” Brian and his wife, Marcia, have lived in Minnesota for more than twenty years.
"Freeman fuses character and plot expertly."
-- Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Strong…rife with sex and violence."