Shadows Still Remain
A killer of a thriller with a wonderfully human, perfectly rendered heroine at its center .A terrific read. Dennis Lehane, author of Shutter Island and The Given Day First-rate crime fiction. Washington Post (a Best Book of the Year)The raves keep pouring in for #1 New York Times bestselling author Peter De Jong s Shadows Still Remain. James Patterson calls it, An absolute knockout and a half, and praises De Jong s fascinating, endearing, but seriously flawed heroine, NYPD Detective Darlene O Hara, as, One of the freshest, hippest detective creations in many a year. Every fan of serious crime fiction will agree that this author is a major find."
- Paperback | 271 pages
- 101.6 x 172.72 x 22.86mm | 136.08g
- 27 Apr 2010
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- HarperCollins Publishers
- United States
Back cover copy
Thanksgiving, downtown New York City, 2005. In the early morning hours an extraordinary young woman dies horribly as a topless Kate Moss peers down from a billboard over rain-spattered Houston Street.Detective Darlene O'Hara of the Seventh Precinct has a drinking problem that only exacerbates the massive chip on her shoulder. When her case the very bad death of a beautiful, brilliant NYU student turns high-profile and is handed to a legendary NYPD Homicide detective, she refuses to let it go. But Darlene's unauthorized investigation is dragging her and partner Serge "K" Krekorian far from the ivory towers of academia into the very worst corners of the city where the same shocking secrets that destroyed a teenager now threaten to obliterate O'Hara's life and career."
"SHADOWS has grit, color, suspense, and believable characters, and is delivered in a sharp and gratifyingly terse prose. . . . This guy is good."--St. Louis Post-Dispatch