The Front Author:Patricia Cornwell D.A. Lamont has a special job for Garano. As part of a new public relations campaign concerning the dangers of declining neighborhoods, she's sending him to Watertown to come up with a "drama," and she thinks she knows just the case that will serve. Garano is very skeptical, because he knows that Watertown is also the home base for a loose ass... more »ociation of municipal police departments called the FRONT, set up so that they don't have to be so dependent on the state-much to Lamont's anger. He senses a much deeper agenda here-but he has no idea just how deep it goes. In the days that follow, he'll find that Lamont's task, and the places it leads him, will resemble a house of mirros-everywhere he turns, he's not quite sure if what he's seeing is true.
"Falsehoods rule," warns his grandmother. And they can also kill.
This is the master writing at the absolute top of her game. You will never guess what lies behind The Front.« less