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Alafair Burke
Alafair Burke is the New York Times bestselling author of "two power house series" (Sun-Sentinel) that have earned her a reputation for creating strong, believable, and eminently likable female characters, such as NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher and Portland Deputy District Attorney Samantha... show more



Alafair Burke is the New York Times bestselling author of "two power house series" (Sun-Sentinel) that have earned her a reputation for creating strong, believable, and eminently likable female characters, such as NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher and Portland Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid. THE EX is her eleventh crime novel. She also co-authors the bestselling Under Suspicion series with Mary Higgins Clark.Alafair's novels grow out of her experience as a prosecutor in America's police precincts and criminal courtrooms, and have been featured by The Today Show, People Magazine, The New York Times, O Magazine, MSNBC, The Washington Post, USA Today, and The Chicago Sun-Times. Dennis Lehane has called her "one of the finest young crime writers working today." A graduate of Stanford Law School and a former prosecutor, Alafair is now a professor at Hofstra Law School, where she teaches criminal law and procedure. She lives in New York City and spends too much time on Facebook and Twitter, but has no plans to quit.Learn more about Alafair at www.alafairburke.com

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Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it 7 months ago
Book: All Dressed in White Author: Mary Higgins Clark & Alafair Burke Genre: Fiction/Mystery/Romance Summary: Five years ago Amanda Pierce was excitedly preparing to marry her college sweetheart in a lavish ceremony at The Grand Victoria Hotel in Palm Beach. Then, with their guests and familie...
JDCMustReadBooks
JDCMustReadBooks rated it 2 years ago
By: Alafair Burke ISBN: B075WSDZPJ Publisher: Harper Collins Novella Publication Date: 12/12/2017 Format: Kindle My Rating: 5 Stars Alafair Burke returns following Edgar-nominated The Ex, with a twisty "attention grabber" short thriller novella WAKING KYLIE – which features an excerpt from her...
Just a book blog
Just a book blog rated it 2 years ago
Olivia Randall is one of New York City’s best criminal defense lawyers. When she gets a call about her ex-fiancé, Jack Harris, being arrested for a triple homicide, she knows two things: 1. He didn't do it, and 2. This is her chance to make it up to him. Jack Harris is a widow. He hasn't been inte...
All about me
All about me rated it 3 years ago
Not good. Very predictable. Seemed to stick too slavishly to the genre. Not a zinger in sight. Full of cliched characters acting out a cliched plot. Do yourself a favour and spend your time watching Law and Order re-runs instead.
FictionZeal
FictionZeal rated it 3 years ago
So they say truth is stranger than fiction. If you were Jack Harris’ friend in this novel, you may even think he was ‘off his rocker’. Can you imagine trying to convince the police that you were coincidentally in the same area as the father of the youth that took your wife’s life three years before...
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