Katherine Adams, a beautiful Atlanta attorney, is on her first vacation in years aboard the magnificent Ocean Majestic cruise liner. She witnesses a violent argument between two men, and that same night she discovers that one of them has been murdered. Before she can do anything about it, the largest cruise ship in the world starts to sink in the middle of the Atlantic. Katherine is thrown into a world of international conspiracy and terrorism. They mystery continues through the streets of Portofino, back to Atlanta, and eventually to New York City as layer upon layer of the plot unfolds.
- Hardback | 352 pages
- 157.5 x 236.2 x 33mm | 589.68g
- 12 Jun 2007
- St Martin's Press
- New York, United States
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"Crisply written strong characterizations rather than shopworn plot devices propel the story, and Mitchell uses compelling dialogue, rather than clotted passages of exposition, to reveal important information to the reader. A most successful debut." --"Booklist "on "Majestic Descending" "Mitchell Graham is a terrific new talent who is making a big, big splash with this excellent, literate mystery, the kind you thought they didn't write any more."--Stephen Coonts on "Majestic Descending" ""Majestic Descending" is that rarity, a dialogue-driven tale with a heavyweight punch. All Hollywood has to do is shoot it page for page and clean up at the box office." --Loren Estleman, author of "American Detective " "Mitchell Graham is a new voice in the thriller scene. His novel "Majestic Descending" opens his career with a healthy bang. I can't wait to see what he comes up with next." --David Hagberg, author of "Soldier of God" "Pure fun. . . .The trial scenes are nail-biters and the action set-pieces first-rate. Like all great trips, it offers excitement, adventure, humor, and even a splash of romance... "Majestic Descending "is First Class all the way." --JA Konrath, author of "Whiskey Sour" and "Bloody Mary" "Graham delivers murder and characterizations as elegant fashionable cuisine. A titanic Hitchcock cruise all the way!" --Robert W. Walker, author of "Absolute Instinct" "I just loved this book. It keeps you guessing until the last moment." --Tasha Alexander, author of "And Only to Deceive" "This is one of the best legal thrillers to come along in years. I stayed up nights reading it."--Sondra Locke, actress, author, director"
About Mitchell Graham
MITCHELL GRAHAM was born in New York City and practiced law for twenty years. He lives in Marietta, Georgia. He holds a degree in neuropsychology and was a champion fencer with over eighty-two titles in his career.