Cut to the Quick

Cut to the Quick

A Novel

Book - 2008
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Random House, Inc.
The crime scene was like something out of a horror movie. Billboard tycoon Oliver Mercer has been brutally slain in his home in the Pasadena hills, joined in death by his long-legged trophy girlfriend–both of their bodies displayed in a chilling tableau. The murder scene reawakens terrible memories for homicide detective Nan Vining, who survived her own harrowing attack a year earlier. While tracking the taunting gameplayer her daughter Emily dubbed T. B. Mann–The Bad Man–she is now working the Mercer case alongside her ex-flame Jim Kissick, stirring up conflicted feelings in her. From the ritzy estates of L.A.’s Lamborghini-driving set to a rocky desert outpost where rattlesnakes whisper murder, Nan will risk both her badge and her heart on a case that cuts close to the bone.

Baker & Taylor
Struggling to raise a teenage daughter as a single mother, cope with her feelings for fellow cop Jim Kissick, and deal with the fact that the assailant who had nearly killed her two years earlier is still at large, Pasadena Homicide Detective Nan Vining and her team investigate the killing of a tycoon and his girlfriend and discover clues to Vining's own attacker. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

As she struggles to raise her teenage daughter, homicide detective Nan Vining investigates the killing of a tycoon and his girlfriend and discovers clues to the identity of the assailant who nearly killed her two years earlier.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2008
ISBN: 9780345486202
Characteristics: viii, 372 p. ; 18 cm

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