Cold HitBook - 1999
The raves are in for Linda Fairstein's Alexandra Cooper novels. "Riveting authenticity," says "Vanity Fair." "Grisham-esque," says "Time." "There is an anger and a passion in Alex Cooper that is clearly not fictional," says "The London Times."
From its dramatic opening scene when a silk-clad corpse washes up from the turbulent waters at Manhattan's northern tip to its stunning conclusion when Alexandra runs for her life, "Cold Hit" transports the reader behind the scenes with the cops, the criminals, the victims, and the denizens of the art world. Here is the authenticity, the vision, that only Linda Fairstein can provide.
On a steamy August evening, after an exhausting day in the courtroom, Assistant District Attorney Alexandra Cooper joins her longtime pals and partners-in-investigation, NYPD detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace, at a somber crime scene. In her ten years as a sex crimes prosecutor, Alex has seen many victims, but few more poignant than this one, pulled from the wa