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Lethal Legacy

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

When Assistant District Attorney Alex Cooper is summoned to Tina Barr’s apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, she finds a neighbor convinced that the young woman was assaulted. But the terrified victim, a conservator of rare books and maps, refuses to cooperate with investigators. Then another woman is found murdered in that same apartment with an extremely valuable book, believed to have been stolen. As Alex pursues the murderer, she is drawn into the strange and privileged world of the Hunt family, major benefactors of the New York Public Library and passionate rare book collectors who may be willing to kill for their treasures.

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Synopsis:

Featuring a cast of elite and erudite characters, and a complex trail of clues that will have you guessing until the final pages, Lethal Legacy is Linda Fairstein's most beguiling thriller yet.

When Assistant District Attorney Alex Cooper is summoned to Tina Barr's apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side, she finds a neighbor convinced that the young woman has been assaulted. But the terrified victim, a conservator of rare books and maps, refuses to cooperate with investigators. Then another woman is found murdered in that same apartment with an extremely valuable book, believed to have been stolen. As Alex pursues the murderer, she is drawn into the strange and privileged world of the Hunt family, major benefactors of the New York Public Library and passionate rare book collectors.

About the Author

Linda Fairstein is the bestselling author of ten previous Alexandra Cooper novels. For more than two decades she ran the Sex Crimes Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. She lives in New York City and Martha's Vineyard.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307387783
Author:
Fairstein, Linda
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Thrillers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
6.80x4.10x1.30 in. .50 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 464 pages Anchor Books - English 9780307387783 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Featuring a cast of elite and erudite characters, and a complex trail of clues that will have you guessing until the final pages, Lethal Legacy is Linda Fairstein's most beguiling thriller yet.

When Assistant District Attorney Alex Cooper is summoned to Tina Barr's apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side, she finds a neighbor convinced that the young woman has been assaulted. But the terrified victim, a conservator of rare books and maps, refuses to cooperate with investigators. Then another woman is found murdered in that same apartment with an extremely valuable book, believed to have been stolen. As Alex pursues the murderer, she is drawn into the strange and privileged world of the Hunt family, major benefactors of the New York Public Library and passionate rare book collectors.

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