The General's Daughter
Here is an intriguing and sophisticated murder mystery of an upstanding military officer - the base commander's daughter - who's been leading an unsavory double life.When a professional military woman with a pristine reputation is found raped and murdered, a preliminary search turns up certain... show more
Here is an intriguing and sophisticated murder mystery of an upstanding military officer - the base commander's daughter - who's been leading an unsavory double life.When a professional military woman with a pristine reputation is found raped and murdered, a preliminary search turns up certain paraphernalia, and sex toys that point to a scandal of major proportions, The chief investigator is reluctant to take the case when he learns that his partner will be a woman with whom he had a tempestuous affair and an unpleasant parting. But duty calls and intrigue begins when they learn that several top-level people may have been involved with the "golden girl" - and many have wanted her dead. It's Nelson DeMille at his best - exciting, suspenseful and highly provocative.
Publish date: November 1st 1993
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Paul Brenner (#1)
The hook is hard to resist. The body of Captain Ann Campbell, daughter of General Joe Campbell, is found -- naked, spreadeagled, and staked to the ground -- on a Fort Hadley rifle range. The rope around her neck indicates that she was strangled and her condition suggests rape. Paul Brenner, of the A...
I've watched the movie based on Nelson DeMille’s The General's Daughter many times, but until recently I never had the chance to read it. I was eager to do so, since I am the author of a mystery novel also involving with a military criminal investigator and some of the same themes DeMille covers in ...
Excellent mystery. Kept me up late a few nights. I figured out early on who killed the general's daughter, but DeMille did some skillful misdirecting to make me question my guess for a few hundred pages. Sneaky devil. Some of the characters here are depraved in a way I wouldn't expect from DeMill...
Przeczytałam w kilka dni, nie mając zbyt wiele czasu. Ale ta książka wciąga. Widziałam (oczywiście) wcześniej film i obie wersje przypadły mi do gustu. Książka wciąga na tyle, że jak się ją odkłada, to w głowie jest ostatnio przeczytany fragment i pytanie: co będzie dalej? Trzyma w napięciu od pierw...
I didn't love it. The characters aren't well-developed, and the plot is predictable.