A fast-paced thriller set in the murky world of aviation - murder, blackmail and deception aplenty. Featuring the feisty, resourceful and brilliant heroine Alex Shanahan.
Years after she dumped him for a younger man, the scheming ex-wife of Alex Shanahan's partner returns for an unexpected visit. As a private investigator, Alex wants to find out why Rachael is back, but she is distracted by another mystery unfolding halfway around the world.
US Intelligence have found the personal belongings of the victims of a bloody, high-profile airline hijacking four years previous. The discovery of this chilling time capsule in a terrorist safe-house triggers a chain reaction that leads straight back to Rachael. By the time Alex has untangled Rachael's lies, she will be on the run from the Russian Mafia, caught in the web of a global vigilante group, and forced to take a reluctant trip into her partner's past - a painful, and often perilous, trip...
Book 4 in the Alex Shanahan series.
Thoroughly engrossing suspense . . . An edge-of-your-seat thriller that sweeps you up and carries you along for the ride - Lisa Gardner
Lynne Heitman has melded the maze of today's airline industry with an intriguing murder mystery. HARD LANDING goes down easy, and will keep you guessing - and flipping pages - till three am - John Nance
Truly excellent . . . the best white-knuckle ride I've taken in a long time - Lee Child
An action-packed thriller - Boston Globe