The most personalA young mother and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down while returning to their car in the garage of a shopping mall. There are no witnesses, and Detective Lindsay Boxer is left with only one shred of evidence: a cryptic message scrawled across the windshield in bloodred lipstick. The most dangerousThe same night, the wife of A-list actor Marcus Dowling is woken by a cat burglar who is about to steal millions of dollars' worth of precious jewels. In just seconds there is a nearly empty safe, a lifeless body, and another mystery that throws San Francisco into hysteria. The most exciting Women's Murder Club novel everLindsay spends every waking hour working with her partner, Rich--and her desire for him threatens to tear apart both her engagement and the Women's Murder Club. Before Lindsay and her friends can piece together either case, one of the killers forces Lindsay to put her own life on the line--but is it enough to save the city? With unparalleled danger and explosive action, The 9th Judgment is James Patterson at his compelling,
With two tough cases on her hands, San Francisco homicide detective and long-time Women's Murder Club member Lindsay Boxer is spending a lot of time with her partner Rich. Under normal circumstances this would be no problem, but Lindsay--who is engaged to another man--has been struggling with a growing attraction for Rich. This drama causes ripples in the usually tight Women's Murder Club, just as Lindsay really needs the help of her friends Cindy, Claire, and Yuki in order to solve two dangerous murder cases. First, someone brutally killed a mother and her child outside a shopping mall, and then an actor's wife winds up dead after a burglary. Meanwhile, someone definitely has it out for Lindsay. How do these cases connect? Will Lindsay be able to keep her feeling for Rich in check in order to solve these mysteries and not get herself into real trouble? Only James Patterson could spin this gripping installment in the Women's Murder Club mystery series with so much suspense, drama, and heart.
- Fiction + Literature Themes, Mystery + Crime
- Action + Thrillers, Stages of Life, Family + Friendship, Types of Characters, Work + the Workplace, Women, Police, Love + Relationships + Sex
- Grand Central Pub
- March 12, 2013
- April 12, 2011
- James Patterson