Tracy Crosswhite vit depuis vingt ans avec la disparition tragique de sa soeur Sarah. Malgré le procès qui a condamné un coupable providentiel, elle est persuadée que cette histoire recèle encore de nombreux mystères. Pour que justice soit rendue, elle est même devenue enquêtrice dans la police de Seattle.
Lorsque les restes de Sarah sont finalement découverts dans la ville où elles ont passé leur enfance, Tracy est bien décidée à faire toute la lumière sur cette affaire. Dans sa poursuite du véritable criminel, elle mettra au jour des secrets enfouis depuis trop longtemps.
Dans le nord de Seattle, un tueur en série sème la terreur en assassinant des jeunes femmes dans des hôtels miteux. Tandis que le nombre de victimes augmente, la police reçoit un message inquiétant : le meurtrier pourrait s'en prendre à Tracy Crosswhite, détective à la Criminelle, qui se retrouve soudain chargée de l'enquête. Les pistes sont minces, et nombreux sont ceux à tout faire pour ne pas remuer le passé.
Tracy comprend bientôt qu'elle devra mettre en danger bien plus que sa carrière pour éviter de devenir la prochaine victime... Le compte à rebours est lancé.
In a courtroom, David Sloane can grab a jury and make it dance. He can read jurors' expressions, feel their emotions, know their thoughts. With this remarkable ability, Sloane gets juries to believe the unbelievable, excuse the inexcusable, and return the most astonishing verdicts. The only barrier to Sloane's professional success is his conscience-until he gets a call from a man later found dead, and his life rockets out of control.
"Dugoni centers a high-speed murder mystery around infidelity and jealousy . . . the plot twists keep the pages turning." - Kirkus
"Fast-moving...will surprise even seasoned thriller readers." -Publishers Weekly
Attorney Dana Hill is used to managing a stressful life: she's one of the most successful lawyers at Strong & Thurmond, mother to a young daughter, wife to a busy, self-involved man. But when she is diagnosed with breast cancer, and her twin brother turns up beaten to death in an apparent robbery-gone-wrong in the same week, the careful balance of Dana's life is sent into flux. Agreeing with the police that this is more than just a simple botched burglary, she begins to sift through the pieces of her brother's life, a life she thought she knew as well as her own, to find out who would want him dead and why.
But bad things happen in threes, her mother has told her. When Dana discovers her husband cheating, she throws herself headlong into the investigation. Delaying cancer treatment, she teams with an intuitive detective to find the link between a one-of-a-kind earring found in her brother's bedroom and a mysterious girlfriend no one seems to be able to identify. But those connected to the murder are beginning to turn up dead, the evidence trail is growing cold and someone is masquerading as a police officer, cleaning up the details as they go along.
A year after the murder of his wife, attorney David Sloane reconnects with former adversary Barclay Reid, who upon losing her daughter to a drug overdose has launched a campaign against Russian drug trafficking, only to be accused of murdering a dealer.
Robert Dugoni follows up his triumphant Jury Master with another scintillating novel that will cement his status as one the great legal thriller authors writing today.
While reluctantly aiding a widow in a lawsuit against the government and military for the death of her Iraq War soldier husband, attorney David Sloane discovers a dangerous adversary who retaliates by threatening David's family.