Dark Lady - Audio Cassette - Abridged Author:Richard North Patterson, Patricia Kalember (Narrator) In Steelton, a struggling Midwestern city on the cusp of an economic turnaround, two prominent men are found dead within days of each other: the general manager of the company that is building a new baseball stadium, the city's hope for the future; and the local drug dealers' attorney of choice. In each case, homici... more »de is suspected but not immediately provable; in each case, the character of the dead man seems contradicted by the horrific particulars of his death. But Stella Marz--Assistant County Prosecutor, head of the homicide division of the prosecutor's office--is about to discover that these deaths are connected in less obvious, more insidious ways. Her investigation will lead her into a terrifying, dizzying maze of corruption, greed, and murder, involving not only Steelton's dark history but also her own complicated, difficult past as well. And the closer she comes to the truth, the higher and more personal the cost she will be forced to pay...
Richard North Patterson's uncanny dialogue, subtle delineation of character, and hypnotic narrative, have earned his comparisons to John O'Hara and Dashiell Hammett. Now, in Dark Lady, he has created a woman as fascinating as her circumstances are frightening. It is his signature work.
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!
In Steeltown, 2 prominent men are found dead. One man is building a new baseball stadium and the other is the local drug dealers attorney. Is this chance or are they linked? Audio casettes 4. Mystery/ Thriller. It will send chills up your spine.