Dead End: A Novel
- Publish Date: 2006-05-30
- Binding: Mass Market Paperback
- Author: Mariah Stewart
From New York Times bestselling author Mariah Stewart comes a novel of sexy romantic suspense for fans of Nora Roberts, Catherine Coulter, and Karen Robards.
Bestselling author Mariah Stewart proved she can knock em dead with the best when she delivered the resounding one-two-three punch of her suspense thrillogyDead Wrong, Dead Certain, and Dead Even. Now, in her anticipated hardcover debut, she s back to finish off this stunning series with her hottest shot yet.
Two years ago, a major FBI undercover drug deal suddenly went south and special agent Dylan Shields went down in a hail of bullets. When the dust cleared, his fellow agent (and fiance) Anne Marie McCall was left alone with too many unanswered questions and nothing to do but hit the job as hard as she could to dull the pain. Only now is she beginning to ease up on her punishing routine as a Bureau profiler and starting to let some light in again. and. Detective Evan Crosby had a lot to do with drawing Annie back into life, and shes not about to let her chance at happiness with him slip away.
But before she can embrace a bright new future, she must grapple with the dangerous past whose demons of doubt and suspicion wont let her sleep at night . . . and whose dead will never rest in peace until someone digs up the truth and deals out the payback. That means going places where no one including the FBIwants Annie to be and cutting through a minefield of smoke and mirrors, politics and intimidation, dirty tricks and deadly threats, in order to make a cold case hot enough to get the right people sweating. The harder Annie squeezes, the more blood, lies, and betrayal she wrings out . . . and the closer she comes to connecting a face to the trigger finger that blew away her dreamsand Dylan Shields. What she doesnt know is that the killer shes closing in on is looking for closure too. The kind that only Annies death can bring.
From the Hardcover edition.