Call After Midnight

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Harlequin Mira, 2013 - Americans - 445 pages


A ringing phone in the middle of the night shakes newlywed Sarah Fontaine awake. Expecting her husband‚__s call from London, she hears instead an unfamiliar voice. Nick O‚__Hara - from the U.S. State Department - is calling with devastating news: Sarah‚__s husband has died in a hotel Berlin.

Convinced her husband is still alive, Sarah forces a confrontation with Nick that finds them crisscrossing Europe on a desperate search for Geoffrey.

Trying to stay one heartbeat ahead of a dangerous killer, they become quarry in the clandestine world of international espionage, risking everything for answers that may prove fatal.

Includes the bonus story In Their Footsteps.

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User Review  - Felicity-Smith - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this but it was not the fast pace I associate with the author. It was definitely a more "relationship" based story and less adventure/intrigue Read full review

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Sarah Fontaine is woken up by a ringing phone in the night which is never a good thing. She is informed that her husband has been killed in Berlin. What was he doing in Berlin when he was supposed to ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Tess Gerritsen was born on June 12, 1953 in San Diego, California. She received a bachelor's degree from Stanford University and a M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. While on maternity leave from her work as a physician, she began to write fiction. Her first novel, Call After Midnight was published in 1987. It was followed by eight more romantic suspense novels. She also wrote the screenplay, Adrift, which aired as a 1993 CBS Movie of the Week starring Kate Jackson. Her first medical thriller, Harvest, was published in 1996. She is the author of the Rizzoli and Isles series, which was adapted into a television show. She has won several awards including the Nero Wolfe Award for Vanish and the Rita Award for The Surgeon. She retired from the medical field and writes full-time. Her other novels include Presumed Guilty, Harvest, Gravity, The Bone Garden, and Playing with Fire.

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