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Linda Fairstein

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Linda Fairstein was born in Mt. Vernon, New York on May 5, 1947. She received a B. A. in English literature from Vassar College in 1969 and a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1972. She was appointed to the staff of the New York County District Attorney's office in 1972. She vis mere investigated crimes of sexual assault and domestic violence. She retired in 2002. She is the author of the Alexandra Cooper Mysteries series and one nonfiction book entitled Sexual Violence: Our War Against Rape. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre


Værker af Linda Fairstein

Final Jeopardy (1996) 1,194 eksemplarer
Entombed (2005) 1,083 eksemplarer
The Bone Vault (2001) 1,056 eksemplarer
Death Dance (2006) 932 eksemplarer
Bad Blood (2007) 883 eksemplarer
The Dead House (2001) 869 eksemplarer
Lethal Legacy (2009) 864 eksemplarer
Killer Heat (2008) 861 eksemplarer
Likely to Die (1997) 849 eksemplarer
The Kills (2004) 839 eksemplarer
Cold Hit (1999) 831 eksemplarer
Hell Gate (2010) 647 eksemplarer
Silent Mercy (2011) 502 eksemplarer
Night Watch (2012) 417 eksemplarer
Death Angel (2013) 386 eksemplarer
Terminal City (2014) 324 eksemplarer
Devil's Bridge (2016) 304 eksemplarer
Killer Look (2016) 274 eksemplarer
Deadfall (2017) 228 eksemplarer
Blood Oath (2019) 165 eksemplarer
I'd Kill for That: A Serial Novel by 13 authors (2004) — Bidragyder — 143 eksemplarer
Into the Lion's Den (2016) 80 eksemplarer
Sabers in the Wind (2008) 57 eksemplarer
The Prosecution Rests: New Stories about Courtrooms, Criminals, and the Law (2009) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 46 eksemplarer
Digging for Trouble (2017) 34 eksemplarer
Secrets from the Deep (2018) 20 eksemplarer
Final Jeopardy [and] Likely to Die (2004) 14 eksemplarer
Cold Hit [and] The Deadhouse (2004) 10 eksemplarer
Why Some Women Lie About Rape (2012) 6 eksemplarer
La noyée de l'Hudson (2001) 1 eksemplar
Kwaad bloed (2008) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

FaceOff (2014) — Bidragyder — 503 eksemplarer
The Plot Thickens (1997) — Bidragyder — 327 eksemplarer
Inherit the Dead (2013) — Forord — 295 eksemplarer
Women Before the Bench (2001) — Introduktion — 24 eksemplarer

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I know I read this a couple years ago not sure exactly when but I did enjoy it. It's a good thriller but with a slow pace.
Enid007 | 13 andre anmeldelser | Apr 11, 2024 |
A different perspective in this 17th book of the Alexandra Cooper series.

After one of her cases blows up in court, Alexandra Cooper goes missing. She had left her friends at a local bar and restaurant and then vanished before she could get into the Uber she'd called. The NYPD and the DA's office all get involved in the search with Mike Chapman nearly going of the rails with concern and worry. What has happened and who has taken their beloved friend and colleague? The entire cohort is stymied, and every criminal connected to Alex is a possible suspect. There are a lot of possibilities.

This was my least favorite of all the books I've read in this series. I did not care for the main voice in this story to be that of Mike Chapman with Alex putting in only a cursory appearance at the beginning. I missed all the legal and courtroom drama -- one of the main reasons I read these novels. The plot got really bogged down with a lot of historical detail that was basically irrelevant, especially when it got to the Irish criminal aspects and the connection to Chapman. The whole scenario and reason for Alex's disappearance was just not very compelling. I actually don't care that much for Mike Chapman despite the fact that now he and Alex are in a romantic relationship. It just doesn't seem like a match made in heaven to me. Regardless, I thought the whole last half of the book was actually rather boring.

One thing I did enjoy was the audio version due to the skills of the narrator. The male/female voices and the accents were really well done making each character stand out clearly.

I will likely read future installments hopeful that the story lines will return to the typical legal thrillers they were in the past.
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CelticLibrarian | 20 andre anmeldelser | Mar 8, 2024 |



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