A successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York - including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past. But when an innocent man is framed for murder, she knows that she can't let him pay for the real killer's crimes. Nina's secret life began eighteen years ago. She had ...
A successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York - including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past. But when an innocent man is framed for murder, she knows that she can't let him pay for the real killer's crimes. Nina's secret life began eighteen years ago. She had looks to die for, a handsome police-officer husband, and a carefree life in Key West. When she learned she was pregnant with their first child, her happiness was almost overwhelming. But Nina's world is shattered when she unearths a terrible secret that causes her to run for her life and change her identity. Now, years later, Nina risks everything she's earned to return to Florida and confront the murderous evil she fled. In a story of wrenching suspense, James Patterson gives us his most head-spinning, action-filled story yet - a Hitchcock-like blend of unquenchable drama and pleasure.
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Publishers Weekly, 2011-08-29 In Patterson and Ledwidge's bestselling thriller, lawyer Nina Bloom seems to have the perfect life in New York. And she's willing to lie to anyone and everyone to keep it that way and protect herself and her daughter from her dark past. But when an innocent man is accused of murder, Bloom is forced to confront the life she thought she'd left behind. Elaina Erika Davis's narration is crisp and well paced; her tempo accelerates during the book's many suspenseful moments, adding impact to this literary thrill ride. Additionally, Davis provides complex vocal interpretations of the main and supporting characters. Her rendition of Nina adds maturity, sophistication, and emotional depth to the character. And Davis's choice of a chipper-almost jolly-Boston accent for the book's villain makes him all the more monstrous. A Little, Brown hardcover. (June) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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