Release date: 21st July 2011
Published by: Avon Harper Collins
ISBN No: 978 1 84756 112 1
After months of unemployment, Alice Humphrey lands her dream job, managing a Manhattan art gallery in the trendy Meatpacking District. According to recruiter Drew Campbell, the gallery is a passion of its anonymous owner, who remains uninvolved in its daily operations.But she arrives one morning and walks into a nightmare: the space is empty except for the dead body of Drew. Alice soon finds herself at the centre of the police investigation. When every thread of the investigation leads back to her, Alice knows she has been set up. But who is out to get her?
Alafair Burke is a former District Attorney who now teaches Criminal Law at Hofstra Law School, and lives in New York City. Alafair is the daughter of the acclaimed crime writer James Lee Burke. She is revered by her peers, and has been praised for her writing by Michael Connelly, Karin Slaughter, Lisa Unger, Lee Child and Dennis Lehane. www.alafairburke.com or Twitter @alafairburke.