Brian Freeman is a New York Times bestselling author of psychological thrillers, including the Jonathan Stride and Frost Easton series. His books have been sold in 46 countries and 22 languages. He is widely acclaimed for his “you are there” settings and his complex, engaging characters and twist-filled plots. Brian’s novel SPILLED BLOOD won the award for Best Hardcover Novel in the annual Thriller Awards given out by the International Thriller Writers organization, and his fifth novel THE BURYING PLACE was a finalist for the same award. He has been selected as the author to continue Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series, and his new Bourne novel THE BOURNE EVOLUTION released in 2020. Most recently out from Brian Freeman are a standalone novel THE DEEP DEEP SNOW and a new book in the Jonathan Stride series, FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND.
Jeffrey Fleishman is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and longtime foreign correspondent. He has had postings in Rome, Berlin, and Cairo and has covered wars in Iraq, Libya, and Kosovo. He returned to America in 2014 and is now Foreign Editor of the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of Shadow Man, Promised Virgins, MY DETECTIVE (the first Sam Carver book), and most recently LAST DANCE, a new Sam Carver novel.
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In an intense, emotional mystery that spans a decade in the life of a small town, bestselling author Brian Freeman brings us an unforgettable heroine who discovers that the dead may sometimes be easier to rescue than the living.
A famous Russian ballerina lies dead in a downtown loft. No marks, no bruises. The suspects are many: spies, hit men, a gunrunner, and one of Hollywood's most powerful and mysterious film producers. Detective Sam Carver becomes entangled in a perilous reignited Cold War between Moscow and Washington. He chases leads from Europe to Africa.
Los Angeles is booming. Money is pouring in. Buildings are going up. But someone is killing architects.