Brian Freeman’s second novel keeps up the standard of his first with this chilling, suspense novel. Having moved to Las Vegas Stride finds life very different from Minnesota and the pressure is on not only in his work life but also in his personal life. Mixing suspense and sexual tension Freeman has given us another gem.
Maxim Jakubowski, a Lovereading expert voice says: Lieutenant Jonathan Stride; a small town American cop with a troubled love life whose investigations are invariably complex and gripping as he confronts scheming killers with a wild imagination. THE WATCHER is the 4th in the series, with THE BURYING PLACE out in September.
Elonda's seen most things working the streets. But it's a first when her client is shot dead in the act. Detective Jonathan Stride quickly establishes that the victim is M.J.
Lane, son of a reclusive millionaire film producer. Any number of people might have wanted to kill M.J. Another death is troubling the Vegas force - that of a little boy, killed in a hit-and-run incident involving a stolen car.
Then the body of a woman is found in a remote farmhouse. Could the murders be linked? It seems the killer wants to send a message about the brutal slaying decades earlier of a nightclub dancer. That case was wrapped up quickly.
Too quickly? Someone certainly thinks so - and he's set on murderous revenge for the sins of the past.
|Publication date:||17th May 2007|
|Publisher:||Headline Publishing Group|
|Primary Genre||Crime and Mystery|
Brian Freeman has sold his thrillers in forty-six countries and seventeen languages. His debut, IMMORAL, won the Macavity Award and was a finalist for the Edgar and Dagger Awards for best first novel. His second novel, STRIPPED, was published to worldwide critical acclaim. Brian and his wife live in Minnesota. Maxim Jakubowski's view on LIEUTENANT JONATHAN STRIDE... A small town American cop with a troubled love life whose investigations are invariably complex and gripping as he confronts scheming killers with a wild imagination. THE WATCHER is the 4th in the series, with THE BURYING PLACE out in ...More About Brian Freeman