At a sell-out festival of magicians in Manhattan, in front of a live audience and eight million television viewers, a death-defying trick goes tragically wrong.Detective Sergeant Kathy Mallory was convinced that this was murder, and a murder which, mysteriously, might be connected with the death of a woman half a century ago.'O'Connell gradually performs the magic of a master storyteller, exposing the lonely heart of Mallory and the vengeance of a killer. Strange and mysterious, Mallory's fifth outing takes the reader to places no other crime writer visits. It's a trip worth making.' Val McDermid
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The stage is set for detective Kathy Mallory in this acclaimed thriller by New York Times bestseller Carol O' Connell, as she investigates the "accidental" death of a magician.About the Author:
Carol O'Connell is one of the finest writers of contemporary thrillers, with her intoxicating mix of rich prose, resonant characters and knife-edge suspense. Her books featuring NYPD detective Kathy Mallory, and the stand-alone novel, JUDAS CHILD, have garnered widespread critical acclaim and have appeared on bestseller lists across America. She lives in New York City.
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Book Description Random House, London, 2000. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. crime fiction. Bookseller Inventory # 022486