Shadows Still Remain (Paperback)
HarperLuxe, 9780061774911, 308pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2009
--Dennis Lehane, author of Shutter Island and The Given Day "First-rate crime fiction."--Washington Post (a Best Book of the Year) The raves keep pouring in for #1 New York Times bestselling author Peter De Jong's Shadows Still Remain. James Patterson calls it, "An absolute knockout and a half," and praises De Jong's fascinating, endearing, but seriously flawed heroine, NYPD Detective Darlene O'Hara, as, "One of the freshest, hippest detective creations in many a year." Every fan of serious crime fiction will agree that this author is a major find.
Praise For Shadows Still Remain…
“Startling plot twists. . . . In the noirish, character-driven vein of Dennis Lehane or Michael Connelly.”
-New York Times
“A hectic, witty and emotionally satisfying thriller. . . . [O’Hara is] a terrific character, fresh and funny and infuriating. . . . A stunner.”
“First-rate crime fiction. . . . The book is alive with the sounds and smells and sins of New York. . . . When the crime-fiction aficionados set out to pick their best first novel of the year, SHADOWS STILL REMAIN will be a contender.”
“Delivers enough twists and turns for any thriller reader. . . . De Jonge conveys enough texture that it isn’t hard to imagine this on the big screen. Here’s hoping we see O’Hara again.”
“SHADOWS STILL REMAIN is a killer of a thriller with a wonderfully human, perfectly rendered heroine at its center. You can’t help but fear for her and root for her in equal measure. A terrific read.”
“Peter de Jonge’s heroine Darlene O’Hara is one of the freshest, hippest detective creations in many a year. This novel is an absolute knockout and a half.”
“SHADOWS has grit, color, suspense, and believable characters, and is delivered in a sharp and gratifyingly terse prose. . . . This guy is good.”
-St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“[A] cleverly plotted and sophisticated thriller.”
-Washington Post, Best Book of the Year Pick