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"The setting is Steelton, a struggling Midwestern town trying to save its decaying inner city by building a major league baseball stadium. Dark Lady introduces Assistant County Prosecutor Stella Marz, who has escaped her alcoholic father and working class background to become head of the Prosecutor's homicide unit. Her ambition is to become County Prosecutor. But this ambition, indeed her very survival, is threatened when her ex-lover Jack Kovak, a drug lawyer, is murdered, and Stella leads the investigation. There are more deaths and revelations about Jack Kovak's dealings with the city's crime lord, and a trail of wrong-doing, that implicates officers in law enforcement, possibly within her own office. As her inquiry draws her into a re-examination of her own complex past, her certainty that she is being watched and followed, leads her to fear for her own future.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
RICHARD NORTH PATTERSON is the author of The Spire, Eclipse and fourteen other bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. Formerly a trial lawyer, he was the SEC liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor and has served on the boards of several Washington advocacy groups. He lives in San Francisco and on Martha's Vineyard with his wife, Dr. Nancy Clair.
Paperback: 458 pages
Publisher: Arrow/Children's (a Division of Random House; New Ed edition (August 3, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 4.3 x 1 x 7 inches
Shipping Weight: 8.5 ounces
Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars (93 customer reviews)
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,874,238 in Books
#110651 in Suspense Thrillers
#1569597 in Literature & Fiction (Books)"
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