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ISBN13: 9780451185112
ISBN10: 0451185110
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Dr. Alan Gregory's fianceé, attorney Lauren Crowder, is thrown into a maelstrom of violence as a case of sexual harassment strikes a devastating chord among the nation's most powerful leaders. But this legal time bomb explodes when crucial evidence disappears-and a killer strikes.

Stephen White writes thrillers of the first order. (Nelson DeMille)

White keeps on getting better. (Denver Post)

Synopsis:

Dr. Alan Gregory's fianceé, attorney Lauren Crowder, is thrown into a maelstrom of violence as a case of sexual harassment strikes a devastating chord among the nation's most powerful leaders. But this legal time bomb explodes when crucial evidence disappears-and a killer strikes.

Synopsis:

Dr. Alan Gregory's fiancée, attorney Lauren Crowder, is thrown into a maelstrom of violence when a sexual harassment case embroils the nation's most powerful leaders, a killer strikes-and a trail of deadly secrets shows no signs of ending.

About the Author

Stephen White is a clinical psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of thirteen previous novels, including The Best Revenge and Missing Persons.

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Edward Hahn, November 2, 2010 (view all comments by Edward Hahn)
In this story, Lauren Crowder, Alan Gregory's fiancee, is featured. Most interesting was the explanation of how the Mormon Church works in Utah. It was obviously well researched and very believable.

In this book, Teresa Crowder, Lauren's sister wishes to bring a sexual harassment suit against a well-known member of the Church, Blythe Oakes, and she wants to do it in Salt Lake City. Robin Torr, a classmate of Lauren's, agrees to pursue the suit even though she knows it is an uphill battle. The plot thickens, so to speak, when Mrs. Oakes, Pratt Toomey, a private investigator, and Rachel Baumann, a potential witness are all murdered in similar fashion.

There are numerous sub-plots, Lauren's M.S., Robin's relationship with her husband, Lauren's attraction to a recovering alcoholic, Teresa's penchant for running away, the appointment of a Mormon to the U.S. Supreme Court and others.

I also think White does an admirable job with the minor characters, some of whom, remind me of people I've run into in the inter-mountain West.

The book started very slowly but did pick up after about 100 pages or so. The ending is exciting and ties up a number of loose ends.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780451185112
Author:
White, Stephen
Publisher:
Signet Book
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Psychology, forensic
Subject:
Stalking
Subject:
Psychologists
Subject:
Mormons
Subject:
Gregory, alan (fictitious character)
Subject:
Clinical psychologists
Subject:
Boulder (Colo.) Fiction.
Subject:
Salt Lake City
Subject:
Boulder
Subject:
Gregory, Alan
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B-Mass Market
Series:
Alan Gregory
Series Volume:
34
Publication Date:
February 1996
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
6.87x4.20x1.18 in. .45 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 432 pages Signet Book - English 9780451185112 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Dr. Alan Gregory's fianceé, attorney Lauren Crowder, is thrown into a maelstrom of violence as a case of sexual harassment strikes a devastating chord among the nation's most powerful leaders. But this legal time bomb explodes when crucial evidence disappears-and a killer strikes.
"Synopsis" by , Dr. Alan Gregory's fiancée, attorney Lauren Crowder, is thrown into a maelstrom of violence when a sexual harassment case embroils the nation's most powerful leaders, a killer strikes-and a trail of deadly secrets shows no signs of ending.
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