A spellbinding novel of suspense, intrigue and corruption that was a number one New York Times bestseller.
Born into a fine old Charleston family, Hammond Cross is determined to be the city's next district attorney - without sacrificing his integrity.
Prosecuting the sensational murder of a real estate magnate could be his ticket into office. Yet, while Hammond anticipates his success, someone near him is plotting his downfall.
Is it Steffi Mundell, colleague, ex-lover and rival Rory Smilow, homicide detective and Hammonds avowed enemy Is it the dead man's widow, wily, beautiful and Hammond's lifelong friend
Or is it Hammond's prime suspect, the mysterious woman who shares the secret that would be fatal to Hammond's ambitions
Praise for Sandra Brown
Taut pacing . . . The prolific Brown undoubtedly has another bestseller - Publishers Weekly on THE ALIBI
Get your page-turning finger ready for Sandra Brown's latest - New Woman
Fast fun - Cosmopolitan
Millions of readers clamour for the compelling novels of Sandra Brown. And no wonder! She fires your imagination with irresistible characters, unexpected plot twists, scandalous secrets ... so electric you feel the zing! - Literary Guild
A masterful storyteller, carefully crafting tales that keep readers on the edge of their seats. - USA Today
Brown's novels define the term "page-turner" - Booklist
If you want romantic suspense that has got teeth . . . Sandra Brown is your gal - Stephen King
Sandra Brown is the author of sixty-eight New York Times bestsellers, including Mean Streak, Deadline, Low Pressure, and Smoke Screen. Brown began her writing career in 1981 and since then has published over seventy novels, most of which remain in print. Sandra and her husband, Michael Brown, live in Arlington, Texas.