Shadows Still Remain

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9780061882265: Shadows Still Remain

From Peter de Jonge, who previously joined forces with the New York Times bestselling author James Patterson to write two No.1 bestsellers, comes a murder mystery set in the rotten core of the Big Apple.

When a gifted student mysteriously disappears from a New York bar, Detective Darlene O'Hara unravels a chilling story of murder and deception.

Running from a troubled past, Francesca Pena's come to New York to reinvent herself, earning a scholarship and the admiration of her more privileged friends. But none of them knows the real Francesca.

Following a night of heavy drinking with three friends, she's reported missing. Detective Darlene O'Hara from New York's 7th Precinct and her partner Serge Krekorian set out to find her.

A week later, Francesca's body is discovered severely mangled in a toilet by the East River. The case quickly becomes a high-profile hunt that the Homicide Unit are quick to snatch away.

Covertly, O'Hara and Krekorian continue their own investigation into the city's seedy underbelly. But they have to move fast before Homicide make a devestating mistake that will leave the real killer free.

From Peter de Jonge, who previously joined forces with the
New York Times bestselling author James Patterson to write two No.1 bestsellers, comes a tense and electric thriller set in part of the city the tourist never see.

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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."

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"Peter de Jonge's heroine Darlene O'Hara is one of the freshest, hippest detective creations in many a year. This novel is an absolute knockout and a half."--James Patterson

"SHADOWS STILL REMAIN is a killer of a thriller with a wonderfully human, perfectly rendered heroine at its center. You can't help but fear for her and root for her in equal measure. A terrific read."--Dennis Lehane

"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

"Delivers enough twists and turns for any thriller reader. . . . De Jonge conveys enough texture that it isn't hard to imagine this on the big screen. Here's hoping we see O'Hara again."--Library Journal

"A hectic, witty and emotionally satisfying thriller. . . . [O'Hara is] a terrific character, fresh and funny and infuriating. . . . A stunner."--Chicago Tribune

"Startling plot twists. . . . In the noirish, character-driven vein of Dennis Lehane or Michael Connelly."--New York Times

"[A] cleverly plotted and sophisticated thriller."--Washington Post, Best Book of the Year Pick

"First-rate crime fiction. . . . The book is alive with the sounds and smells and sins of New York. . . . When the crime-fiction aficionados set out to pick their best first novel of the year, SHADOWS STILL REMAIN will be a contender."--Washington Post

Startling plot twists. . . . In the noirish, character-driven vein of Dennis Lehane or Michael Connelly. --New York Times"

A hectic, witty and emotionally satisfying thriller. . . . [O Hara is] a terrific character, fresh and funny and infuriating. . . . A stunner. --Chicago Tribune"

First-rate crime fiction. . . . The book is alive with the sounds and smells and sins of New York. . . . When the crime-fiction aficionados set out to pick their best first novel of the year, SHADOWS STILL REMAIN will be a contender. --Washington Post"

Delivers enough twists and turns for any thriller reader. . . . De Jonge conveys enough texture that it isn t hard to imagine this on the big screen. Here s hoping we see O Hara again. --Library Journal"

SHADOWS STILL REMAIN is a killer of a thriller with a wonderfully human, perfectly rendered heroine at its center. You can t help but fear for her and root for her in equal measure. A terrific read. --Dennis Lehane"

Peter de Jonge s heroine Darlene O Hara is one of the freshest, hippest detective creations in many a year. This novel is an absolute knockout and a half. --James Patterson"

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"

[A] cleverly plotted and sophisticated thriller. --Washington Post, Best Book of the Year Pick"

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