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Final jeopardy by Linda A. Fairstein

Final jeopardy (original 1994; edition 1996)

by Linda A. Fairstein

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Title:Final jeopardy
Authors:Linda A. Fairstein
Info:New York : Scribner, 1996.
Collections:Your library
Tags:LT, fiction, mystery, NYC, New York, sex crimes, district attorney, Martha's vineyard, Massachusetts

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Final Jeopardy by Linda Fairstein (1994)



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This woman railroaded The Central Park Five and she is just able to walk away and have a successful career as an author (I use that term loosely)? She also will delete anything you post on her FB page asking about her part in this outrageous miscarriage of justice. Reader beware. ( )
  Maureen_McCombs | Aug 19, 2016 |
Alex Cooper is a sex crimes prosecutor in New York. Her friend, Isabella lancaster, is killed at her home on Marhtha's Vineyard and Alex becomes involved in finding the murderer. A good start to this series. ( )
  RachelNF | Jan 15, 2016 |
Alex Cooper, Mercer and Mike in the 1st book in the series. I really enjoyed this book even though I've read them out of order this one can stand alone. Alex lets her movie star friend use her home on Martha's Vineyard and is murdered. Shortly, the investigation focus's on Alex's cheating boyfriend. ( )
  Kathy89 | Feb 21, 2014 |
Good story about a New York prosecutor of rape cases who gets embroiled in a murder. Very believable though the ending wasn't awesome. Definitely would read another one. ( )
  afarrington | Jul 19, 2013 |
Not the best suspense novel I have read. It was very formula orientated ( )
  Fairydragonstar | Mar 30, 2013 |
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I sat on my living room sofa at five o'clock in the morning with a copy of the mock-up of the day's New York Post in my hand, looking at my own obituary.
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This critically acclaimed, explosive thriller is a book only prosecutor Linda Fairstein could write. Patricia Cornwall knows the morgue; John Grisham knows the courtroom; but no one knows the inner workings of the D.A.'s office like Linda Fairstein, renowned for two decades as head of Manhattan Sex Crimes Unit. Now that world comes vividly to life in a brilliant debut novel of shocking realism, powerful insight, and searing suspense.

Alexandra Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor, awakens one morning to shoking news: a tabloid headline announcing her own brutal murder. But the actual victim was Isabella Lascar, the Hollywood film star who sought refuge at Alex's Martha's Vineyard retreat. Was Isabella targeted by a stalker or -- mistaken for Alex -- was she in the wrong place at the wrong time? In an investigation that twists from the back alleys of lower Manhattan to the chic salons of the Upper East Side. Alex knows she'sin final jeopardy...and time is running out. She has to get into the killer's head before the killer gets to her.

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Alexandra Cooper, assistant district attorney in charge of Manhattan's sex crime prosecution, takes on the murder of movie star Isabella Lascar in Alexandra's summer home and someone from her high-profile past who may have intended to kill Alexandra.

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