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The Blue Hourby T Jefferson Parker
Synopses & Reviews
Tim Hess is a semi-retired veteran cop staring at a death sentence — his own. In the throes of a losing battle against cancer, he accepts what is certain to be his last big case: tracking down a ruthless killer who's been abducting beautiful young women from Orange Country.<P>Merci Rayborn has a reputation for causing trouble. Brash, ambitious, and impatient, she hasn't devoted any time to her personal life, and she's not terribly popular with her peers or her superiors. Hess isn't thrilled to be taking orders from this difficult yet smart young woman. And he certainly isn't planning to fall in love with her...<P>With all signs pointing to a paroled sex offender, Hess and Merci find themselves up against a wall and against time, as the suspect's alibi proves airtight. It will take everything they've got — including one of their lives — to get their man.
A semi-retired veteran cop battling cancer and a brash detective team up to track down a psychopathic killer who has been abducting beautiful young women from the malls of Orange County, California. The criminal is dubbed the Purse Snatcher for the chilling way he brags of his shockingly distinct crimes.
T. Jefferson Parker returns with an explosive new thriller that pits an unlikely team of detectives — who become an even more unlikely pair of lovers — against a ruthless serial killer.
About the Author
T. Jefferson Parker is the award-winning author of nine previous novels, including Silent Joe, The Blue Hour, and Red Light--which was nominated for an Edgar Award for best novel. He lives in Fallbrook, California.
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