Sidney Sheldon's Angel of the Dark

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9780062126894: Sidney Sheldon's Angel of the Dark

The master storyteller’s legacy continues. An elusive and shadowy killer is on the prowl, codenamed the Angel of Death.

When an elderly multimillionaire is found brutally murdered in Hollywood, and his young wife raped and beaten, the police assume the motive is robbery.

A decade later, in different cities around the globe – St Tropez, London and Hong Kong – three almost identical killings take place within 5 years of each other. In all cases the victim is male, wealthy, elderly and newly married, and his wife is found at the scene either raped or assaulted.

It soon becomes clear that this is one killer.

Codenamed Angel of Death by the police, is she avenging some long-forgotten misdeed, or does she have other motives? Who will be her next victim, and how can the Angel of Death be prevented from striking again?

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Review:

‘ Suspense could hardly be greater’ Daily Telegraph

‘ What a pleasure to have Papa’s books live on through Tilly Bagshawe. How he would have delighted in her plot twists and characters. And she’s young and beautiful to boot – a Sidney Sheldon heroine come to life!’ Mary Sheldon

‘ She seemed to catch that inner voice… she was one of his characters. I could feel Sidney smiling down on me, saying “this is perfect”.’ Alexandra Sheldon

From the Back Cover:

A thrilling tale of murder, lies, and lust, from master storyteller Sidney Sheldon

When an elderly multimillionaire is found brutally murdered inhis Hollywood home, his young wife raped and beaten, andhis art and jewels stolen, the motive seems pretty clear. But whenthe investigation doesn't turn up a single lead, the case is closedand his stunning widow vanishes.

Nearly a decade later, the victim's son, Matt Daley, makes ashocking discovery: three murders identical to his father's havetaken place across the globe in recent years. In each case the widow, the sole beneficiary of the will, donates everything to children'scharities.

As the case is reopened and another murder discovered, Mattbecomes besotted with the latest widow until she, too, disappears.It's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again.

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