Killer Look

Killer Look

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"New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein delivers a heart-pounding thriller that explores the dark secrets of Manhattan's iconic fashion scene in her latest Alexandra Cooper novel. New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, well-known for its glamour and style. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the runway, where American haute couture continually astounds with its creativity, daring, and innovation in the name of beauty. Yet high fashion means high stakes, as Alex Cooper quickly discovers when businessman and designer Wolf Savage is found dead in an apparent suicide, mere days before the biggest show of his career. When the man's daughter insists Savage's death was murder, the case becomes more than a media sensation: It is a race to find a killer in a world created entirely out of fantasy and illusion. With her own job at the DA's office in jeopardy, and the temptation to self-medicate her PTSD with alcohol almost too strong to resist, Alex is not anyone's first choice for help. But she is determined to uncover the grime--and the possible homicide--beneath the glitz. Along with detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace, Alex must penetrate the twisted roots and mixed motives among the high-profile players in the Garment District. The investigation takes the trio from the missing money in Wolf Savage's international fashion house to his own recovery from addiction; from the role of Louisiana Voodoo in his life to his excessive womanizing; and to the family secrets he kept so well-hidden, even from those closest to him--just as things are about to get deadly on the catwalk. With Killer Look, Linda Fairstein proves once again why she is the "Queen of Intelligent Suspense."* *Lee Child Linda Fairsteinwas chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the district attorney's office in Manhattan for more than two decades and is America's foremost legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence.
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, [2016]
ISBN: 9781101984017
Branch Call Number: M FAIRSTEIN 2016
Characteristics: 383 pages : map ; 24 cm


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Sep 30, 2017

I like Linda Fairstein's book Killer Look, it was interesting to see a difference in character of Alex, after her kidnapping. She comes back strong in the end. Good book!

Jan 28, 2017

Definitely not the best in this series. Occurs very soon after Alex's kidnapping in the previous book. She's on leave to recover from PTSD but manages to involve herself in Mike's latest case courtesy of her fashion knowledge. Good twist at the end which resolves a problem and sets up a new direction for the series. Hope Alex gets some decent treatment for her PTSD and doesn't keep relying on the bottle or cases or clashes with work colleagues to distract herself from it.

Sep 17, 2016

I forced myself to finish reading Killer Look. This was definitely a miss. If her next one is this bad, I might give up on reading her again.

stan4151 Aug 13, 2016

Very disappointing;Alex character not very likeable....self absorbed,even selfish in her demands and needs,,,,,this behavior is past off as a result of PTSD.She needs therapy and medication but instead acts like Lucy to Chapman's Ricky.Last page had a good twist which will of course birth the next story.


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