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Review Praise for Linda Fairstein and her novels:?The Queen of Intelligent Suspense.?? Lee Child'A champion teller of detective tales.'? USA Today??Alex Cooper is a fascinating heroine...based on the equally fascinating life of her creator.???O, The Oprah Magazine'One of the best crime fiction writers in America today.'? Nelson DeMille??Fairstein is superbly attuned to the sinister vibes of the famous, as well as forgotten, New York City locales.??Maureen Corrigan, before sex crimes became everyday fictional fare on America's favorite cop shows, Linda Fairstein was in court and on the streets working ripped-from-the-headlines cases.'? USA Today'Need a good thriller that describes the intricate details and history of one of New York City?s better known landmarks? Then Fairstein?s 16th adventure with Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper is just the ticket.'? Library Journal?(starred review) on Terminal City'It doesn't get better than this.'? BookReporter on Terminal City?Engrossing.?? Publishers Weekly on Death Angel?Fairstein?s extensive prosecutorial experience adds authenticity to this thrilling procedural, a tasty souffl? of escargots, Beaujolais, cocaine, and murder that will entice the author?s many fans.?? Library Journal on Night Watch?As always, Manhattan becomes a character in itself, with the spotlight shining here on the inner workings of the restaurant industry in all its complexity, splendor, and corruption. A real winner from a legal-thriller master.?? Booklist on Night Watch?The historical facts sprinkled with the compelling crimes and characters create a worthwhile read that fans of the Law and Order TV series will savor. After finishing Silent Mercy, readers will eagerly seek out her other novels.??The Associated Press?'Every brimming with the kind of you-are-there reality that can only come from someone who has been there, seen it, done it.'?? Michael Connelly on?Killer Heat'Linda Fairstein writes tough, beautiful prose about a world she knows first hand.'? Lisa Scottoline on?Cold Hit? Read more About the Author LINDA FAIRSTEIN was chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the district attorney?s office in?Manhattan?for more than two decades and is?America?s foremost legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence. Her Alexandra Cooper novels are international bestsellers and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. She lives in?Manhattan?and on?Martha?s Vineyard. Read more See all Editorial Reviews