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The cutting room / Jilliane Hoffman.

By: Hoffman, Jilliane, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : HarperCollins, 2012Description: 410 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780007311675 (pbk.); 9780007311644 (hbk.).Subject(s): Public prosecutors -- United States -- Fiction | Serial murder investigation -- Fiction | Serial murderers -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) DDC classification: 813.6
Contents:
Two of Florida's veteran law-enforcers, Assistant State Attorney Ellie Riordan and Miami homicide detective Manny Alvarez are aiming to lock up Gerard Lunders, a reckless playboy who allegedly murdered a beautiful University student. A routine case soon takes a bizarre turn after the defendant's mother is anonymously sent a minute-long video clip in which a woman is tortured and murdered in the same manner as Lunders' alleged victim.
Summary: The body of a student who went missing from a Florida nightclub is found in a dumpster. A horrifying scene, but nothing compared to what she had to endure before her murder. Detective Manny Alvarez works the homicide alongside young hotshot Assistant State Attorney Daria DeBianchi. The media spotlight shines on the accused, a privileged playboy seen leaving the club with the victim. But without cast-iron evidence, Daria and Manny must dig deeper to crack the case.
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection HOF 1 Available T00546959
Total holds: 0

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The chilling new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Retribution and Pretty Little Things

"They watch. They wait. They take what they want." -- Cover.

Two of Florida's veteran law-enforcers, Assistant State Attorney Ellie Riordan and Miami homicide detective Manny Alvarez are aiming to lock up Gerard Lunders, a reckless playboy who allegedly murdered a beautiful University student. A routine case soon takes a bizarre turn after the defendant's mother is anonymously sent a minute-long video clip in which a woman is tortured and murdered in the same manner as Lunders' alleged victim.

The body of a student who went missing from a Florida nightclub is found in a dumpster. A horrifying scene, but nothing compared to what she had to endure before her murder. Detective Manny Alvarez works the homicide alongside young hotshot Assistant State Attorney Daria DeBianchi. The media spotlight shines on the accused, a privileged playboy seen leaving the club with the victim. But without cast-iron evidence, Daria and Manny must dig deeper to crack the case.

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