New York City politics have always been filled with intrigue and shady deals. Assistant DA Alex Cooper and her NYPD colleagues find themselves investigating a shipwreck involving human cargo - illegally trafficked immigrants - at the same time a sex scandal threatens the career of a promising young congressman. When Alex discovers that a young woman who died in the wreck and the congressman's murdered lover have the same tattoo - the brand of the mastermind behind the trafficking operation - she realizes that the city's entire political landscape hangs in the balance.
|Publication date:||19th November 2010|
|Author:||Linda A. Fairstein|
|Publisher:||Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group|
|Primary Genre||Thriller and Suspense|
Closing date: 30/09/2021
'A tight story with a lot of curves and turns...Linda's books always make me want to take walking tours of New York'
'A top-notch plot and realistic situations make Hell Gate a first-class tale
-Sentinel 'Thrills, gossip, sex, history, self-righteous indignation and hints of parallel to the contemporary rich and famous, all whipped to a fine frenzy. Fairstein's most powerful cocktail since Entombed
'Grabs readers at page one and doesn't let go until the breathtaking climax'
For three decades, Linda Fairstein served in the office of the New York County District Attorney, where she was Chief of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit. In 2010 she was presented with the Silver Bullet Award from the International Thriller Writers.More About Linda A. Fairstein