By Andrew Gross, James Patterson

ISBN-10: 0446696633

ISBN-13: 9780446696630

2nd Chance reconvenes the Women's homicide membership, 4 pals (a detective, a reporter, an assistant district legal professional, and a health worker) who used their networking talents, female instinct, wiles to unravel a baffling sequence of murders in 1st to Die. This time, the murders of 2 African american citizens, a bit lady and an previous girl, undergo the entire symptoms of a serial killer for Lindsay Boxer, newly promoted to lieutenant of San Francisco's murder squad. yet there's a wierd aspect she reveals much more stressful: either sufferers have been with regards to urban police officers. an emblem glimpsed at either homicide scenes results in a racist hate team, however the taunting killer moves time and again, leaving planned clues and eluding the police ever extra cleverly. meanwhile, all the ladies has a private stake at risk--and the killer is aware who they're.

Show description

Read or Download 2nd Chance (Women's Murder Club, Book 2) PDF

Best suspense books

A Kiss Before Dying - download pdf or read online

A sleek vintage, this novel set a brand new regular within the paintings of poser and suspense in its exploration of the legal mind.

A Kiss prior to demise not just debuted the expertise of best-selling novelist Ira Levin to rave stories and an Edgar Award, it additionally set a brand new typical within the artwork of mental suspense. It tells the surprising story of a tender guy who will cease at nothing—not even murder—to get the place he desires to pass. For he has goals; plans. He additionally has appeal, beauty, intelligence. And he has an issue. Her identify is Dorothy; she loves him, and she's pregnant. the answer may well call for determined measures. yet, then, he seems like the type of man who may perhaps break out with murder.

First released 1953

“The publication is a succession of particularly valid surprises, the suspense is admirably sustained, the element is thorough and convincing, and the writing is significantly above the extent often linked to fictional crime and keenness. A excitement to suggest. ”
- the recent Yorker


ISBN-13: 9781453217498

Get Celebrity in Death (In Death, Book 34) PDF

Retail ePub

#1 long island occasions bestselling writer J. D. Robb is aware that a few roles are to die for…

Lieutenant Eve Dallas isn't any celebration woman, yet she’s coping with to have a pretty solid time on the celebrity-packed bash celebrating The Icove time table, a movie in accordance with one among her well-known situations. It’s a bit spooky seeing the actress taking part in her, who seems to be as if she might be her long-lost dual. now not as unsettling, although, as seeing the actress who performs Peabody—drowned within the lap pool at the roof of the director’s luxurious construction.

Talented yet impolite and greatly disliked, okay. T. Harris made an embarrassing scene in the course of dinner. Now she’s on the middle of a criminal offense scene—and Eve is greater than able to get out of her excessive heels and strap on her holster to step into the function she used to be born to play: cop.

Read e-book online Exit Wounds PDF

Lisa York felt her existence was once ideal. .. too reliable to be precise. She realized it used to be! As her husband's occupation desires are learned, a chain of unforeseen occasions finds a gloomy, aggravating aspect of Steven York that results in the destruction in their marriage, the divided loyalty in their daughters and homicide!

Read e-book online Playing Dead PDF

The letter that turns Tommie McCloud’s global the wrong way up arrives from a stranger basically days after her father’s loss of life. the girl who wrote it claims that Tommie is her daughter—and that she used to be abducted as a toddler thirty-one years ago.

Tommie desires to think it’s all a hoax, yet unexpectedly a lady who grew up on a Texas ranch unearths herself associated with a terrible earlier: the slaughter of a family members in Chicago, the homicide of an Oklahoma good looks queen, and the abduction of a bit woman named Adriana. Tommie races alongside a twisting, nightmarish course whereas an unseen stalker is set to maintain outdated secrets and techniques locked contained in the dementia-battered mind of the girl who Tommie continuously concept used to be her actual mom. With every thing she has ever believed in query, and nobody she will belief, Tommie needs to realize the reality in regards to the lady who vanished—and the very actual threats that also stay.

Additional resources for 2nd Chance (Women's Murder Club, Book 2)

Sample text

Martin One It was wholly in character for my father to buy a thing cursed. He didn’t give a damn for dubious reputations. He believed in nothing he hadn’t seen for himself or could not prove. Price was never a consideration either, I don’t think, in determining what he chose to acquire, except when set very high. Then, his rapacious appetite for ownership could make a thing impossible to resist. Rarity tempted him. But he was a man, I think, without superstition and I’m sure, even thinking upon it now, devoid of remorse or even the subtler sentiment of regret.

Perhaps it was just the wine, drunk after a swift beer, itself swallowed after a long day and a tense, fog-hampered drive. I looked again at Spalding. But the effect was the same. The one word his photograph brought to mind, more than any other, was feral. ’ A shrug. ‘Haven’t been able to source an explanation for the name. Not a convincing one, at any rate. ’ Thank God, I thought. ’ ‘If she can’t, nobody can,’ I said. ’ ‘There’s no hurry,’ my father said, taking back his picture. ’ I studied the wine in my glass.

I did a search for Bricktop. I searched images first, and found only old pictures of a venerable black woman and then shots from the same woman’s rather lavish and showy funeral. Then I did another search and, of course, discovered who she was – the legend she had been, the picaresque life she had led and the glittering array of talent she had showcased at her nightclub in Paris in that febrile decade after the Great War. I read about Bricktop and her long legs and lengthy list of admirers. Gangsters and painters and hucksters and writers vied for her favours, and some of the names on the list were legendary.

Download PDF sample

2nd Chance (Women's Murder Club, Book 2) by Andrew Gross, James Patterson

by John

Rated 4.76 of 5 – based on 39 votes