Stripped

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Macmillan, Oct 3, 2006 - Fiction - 352 pages
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In this stunning follow-up to Brian Freeman's remarkable debut novel, Immoral, Detective Jonathan Stride discovers that there are only two ways to go in Las Vegas. You can hit the jackpot. Or you can get Stripped...

They looked like isolated cases: a hit-and-run and a celebrity murdered during a fling with a prostitute. No one could ever imagine they'd be linked to a brutal crime in Las Vegas's steamy past—and that the race against the clock to corner a determined serial killer would stir up secrets long thought buried with the dead. As detectives Jonathan Stride and Serena Dial are called separately to investigate, they have no idea what they're stepping into: a world where desperate ambition rules and loyalties know no bounds, and where their own uncharted emotions and sexual desires will reach an explosive conclusion.
Shocking, twisted, with edge-of-your-seat suspense, Stripped pushes the limits of its heroes and keeps the reader turning ever page until the last plot twist.

 

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Review: Stripped (Jonathan Stride #2)

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2.5 stars. The writing is okay- your standard crime mystery holiday read. However the authors apparent need to define every single persons sexual orientation was a little excessive. Sure, I get this is set in sin city where sex sells but I still felt it was a little clumsy in the execution. Read full review

Review: Stripped (Jonathan Stride #2)

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Wonderfully refreshing in its non-serious comedic, or humorous nature. it is about a murder yes, but in Las Vegas with a hint of history. One of the main detectives being one who comes out of town (from Minnesota) is a nice touch. Read full review

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Brian Freeman is the internationally bestselling author of psychological suspense novels featuring detectives Jonathan Stride and Serena Dial. His books have been sold in forty-six countries and eighteen languages. His debut thriller, Immoral, won the Macavity Award and was a nominee for the Edgar, Dagger, Anthony, and Barry awards for best first novel. His other novels include The Bone House, The Burying Place, In the Dark and Stalked. Brian is drawn to complex characters, and says, "My stories are about the hidden intimate motives that draw people across some terrible lines." Brian and his wife, Marcia, have lived in Minnesota for more than twenty years.

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