Line of Fire

Line of Fire

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"New York Times" bestselling author Stephen White returns with a gripping thriller about the one devastating secret that could cost Alan Gregory everything--the first of the dramatic two-part conclusion to his acclaimed bestselling series. Clinical psychologist and Boulder resident Alan Gregory is finally beginning to feel settled, hopeful that a long period of upheaval in his private life is behind him. He refocuses his energy on his clinical psychology practice, where a beguiling new patient is challenging his values. The interlude of calm doesn't last, of course: Alan's dear friend Diane is showing signs of a long-simmering emotional collapse, and Alan's greatest fear--the exposure of his most dangerous secret--has become something he can't ignore. A new witness has surfaced, causing authorities to reopen their investigation into the suicide death of a woman named J. Winter Brown. When Alan and his equally culpable friend Sam Purdy inadvertently disclose details of their involvement in her death to a desperate drug dealer, any confidence they felt about riding out the new investigation evaporates. The trail that leads back to Alan and Sam, once cold, has turned white-hot. With his vulnerability mounting daily, Alan begins to fear that his mesmerizing new patient may be the catalyst that can cause everything he treasures--his marriage, family, friendship, and future--to implode. As the authorities close in, the story hurtles toward a conclusion that will set the stage for the most unexpected of outcomes: the final act of the Alan Gregory more

Product details

  • Hardback | 374 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 36mm | 566.99g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • E P Dutton & Co Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0525952527
  • 9780525952527
  • 1,455,383

Review quote

""Line of Fire" grips readers from the first few pages and doesn't let go until the last page is turned." --"Southern Colorado Literature Examiner"show more

About Professor of Politics Stephen White

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

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2 5% (80)
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