Dark Lady Author:Richard North Patterson Once the prosecutor was a young law student. Once the dead man was an honest lawyer. Now Stella Marz stares at the body of her former lover, hanging from a doorway in a gruesome tableau. — For Stella Marz, the search for Jack Novak's killer leads into another bizarre homicide case, back through her own past and through the city where she was ... more »born and where now--a good Catholic girl turned career woman--she is in crisis. Somewhere in this city a hidden alliance of big money, big plans, and dark secrets is fueling a great American revival. And somehow Stella Marz will bring the darkness into the light--no matter what it reveals, no matter who it destroys. . . .« less
This crime story is set in a fictional Midwestern town on the shores of Lakr Erie. The construction of a baseball stadium threatens to be the towns downfall. A very gruesome murder occurs and the scenes are very graphic and realistic. This thriller has greed, corruption and a lot of double-dealing along with back-stabbing. If you are not easily offended by violence and sex.....you will find the spell binding drama very intertaining!