Synopses & Reviews
< b>A New York Times Bestselling Author< /b>< P>Orphaned at 13, Catherine Silva clawed her way out of poverty and violence to become a highly respected federal judge. Cate believes in propriety and the rule of law. She has always been buttoned up and buttoned down. Except once. Joe Faroe doesn't have much faith in laws. He believes in the innocents, the overlooked citizens who get ground up by governments. He's a kidnap specialist for St. Kilda Consulting, a Manhattan-based global business that concentrates on the shadow world where governments can't go. Until a friend dies trying to kill him. Now he's through trying to save a world that doesn't want to be saved. Then Cate comes to him, past and present collide, and Faroe is sucked back into the shadows, tracking a violent killer who holds the life of Cate's son in his bloody hands.
A nicely written whodunit with a satisfying payoff. Kirkus Reviews
Orphaned at thirteen, Grace Silva clawed her way out of poverty and violence to become one of the most respected judges on the federal bench. Grace believes in the rule of law -- lives it, breathes it. She has always been buttoned up and buttoned down.
Joe Faroe has learned that laws are made by politicians and politicians are all too human. He believes in the innocents, the ones getting ground up by governments that are too polarized or too corrupt to protect their own citizens.
Now Faroe is out of the business. Retired. He's through trying to save a world that doesn't want to be saved.
Then Grace comes to him, past and present collide, and Faroe finds himself sucked back into the shadows, tracking a violent killer who holds the life of Grace's son in his bloody hands.
About the Author
Elizabeth Lowell's exciting novels of romantic suspense include the New York Times
bestsellers Dangerous Refuge
, Beautiful Sacrifice
, Death Echo
, The Wrong Hostage
, Amber Beach
, Jade Island
, Pearl Cove
, and Midnight in Ruby Bayou
. She has also written New York Times
bestselling historical series set in the American West and medieval Britain. She has more than 80 titles published to date, with more than 24 million copies of her books in print. She lives in the Sierra Nevada Mountains with her husband, with whom she writes novels under a pseudonym. Her favorite activity is exploring the western United States to find the landscapes that speak to her soul and inspire her writing.
Las aclamadas novelas de suspenso de la autora Elizabeth Lowell incluyen varios bestsellers en la New York Times. Lowell ha vendido más de treinta millones de ejemplares. Vive con su esposo en Seattle, Washington y Sedona, Arizona, con quien escribe novelas de misterio bajo un seudónimo.