Synopses & Reviews
The murder of one of Charleston's most powerful citizens rocks the city and gives ambitious prosecutor Hammond Cross his chance at becoming D.A. But when the prime suspect turns out to be a beautiful woman with whom he spent the night, Hammond must determine if he was set up to be the perfect alibi. Reissue.
After exchanging glances across a crowded dance floor, Hammond Cross and a beautiful woman spend the night together. Afterward, the woman mysteriously disappears. Later, while prosecuting the biggest murder case of his career, Hammond discovers that Dr. Alex Ladd, the prime suspect, is also his mystery woman.
The murder of one of Charleston's most powerful citizens gives ambitious prosecutor Hammond Cross his chance to become the city's next district attorney - if he wins the case. But the prime suspect turns out to be a mysterious woman with a secret that could shatter Cross's ambition.
Assistant DA Hammond Cross has his sights set on the DA's office. Prosecuting a high-profile murder case practically ensures him the job. But a Saturday night encounter with a mysterious woman is the start of a living nightmare.
About the Author
Sandra Brown is the author of sixty-four New York Times bestsellers, including TOUGH CUSTOMER (2010), SMASH CUT (2009), SMOKE SCREEN (2008), PLAY DIRTY (2007), RICOCHET (2006), CHILL FACTOR (2005), WHITE HOT (2004), HELLO, DARKNESS (2003), THE CRUSH (2002), ENVY (2001), THE SWITCH (2000), THE ALIBI (1999), UNSPEAKABLE (1998) and FAT TUESDAY (1997), all of which have jumped onto the Times bestseller list in the number one to five spot. Brown now has over eighty million copies of her books in print worldwide, and her work has been translated into thirty-four languages.