Night Work

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Random House Publishing Group, Jul 22, 2009 - Fiction - 416 pages
8 Reviews
Night Work

Kate and her partner, Al Hawkin, are called to a scene of carefully executed murder: the victim is a muscular man, handcuffed and strangled, a stun gun's faint burn on his chest and candy in his pocket. The likeliest person to want him dead, his often-abused wife, is meek and frail--and has an airtight alibi. Kate and Al are stumped, until a second body turns up--also zapped, cuffed, and strangled...and carrying a candy bar. This victim: a convicted rapist. As newspaper headlines speculate about vendetta killings, a third death draws Kate and Al into a network of pitiless destruction that reaches far beyond San Francisco, a modern-style hit list with shudderingly primal roots.


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User Review  - sageness - LibraryThing

again with the rushed, dissatisfying ending. I don't remember the Mary Russell books having this problem. metaphysics tag for various theological discussions, inc Hindu and Hebrew. gender politics tag bc of sex/gender-based crimes. Read full review

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User Review  - Condorena - LibraryThing

A tough case of possible bride burning brings kate to suspecting the involvement os friends in an underground female vigilante group.I listened to this book and thought it was very well done. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
4
Section 2
7
Section 3
24
Section 4
42
Section 5
60
Section 6
73
Section 7
93
Section 8
115
Section 17
260
Section 18
272
Section 19
284
Section 20
294
Section 21
310
Section 22
317
Section 23
322
Section 24
342

Section 9
131
Section 10
146
Section 11
157
Section 12
172
Section 13
195
Section 14
208
Section 15
219
Section 16
235
Section 25
358
Section 26
374
Section 27
388
Section 28
390
Section 29
393
Section 30
401
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About the author (2009)

Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of thirteen Mary Russell mysteries, five contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli, the Stuyvesant & Grey novels Touchstone and The Bones of Paris, and the acclaimed A Darker Place, Folly, and Keeping Watch. She lives in Northern California.

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