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Titre : The 37th Hour
Éditeur : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, London
Date d'édition : 2004
Reliure : Black hardback cloth cover
Etat du livre : VG : in very good condition
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : First Edition.
324pp. With dust jacket. N° de réf. du libraire bbc342a
Synopsis : Sarah Pribek is a police officer in Minneapolis' Missing Persons department. Her department, always small, is down to two people since the brutal rape and murder of her partner Genevieve's teenage daughter. Everyone knew who the killer was because the daughter told them before her death, but he got off on a technicality, and Genevieve, after months of grief leave, is still paralysed by anger and her sense of betrayal. Sarah is married to Shiloh, another police officer, a sexy man of mystery and few words, who is about to go to Quantico for FBI training. But he never shows up and Sarah is forced to conduct a Missing Persons search for her own husband. It takes her to his family where she hears of a sister she never knew he had, to New Mexico, where she herself grew up, and finally back to Genevieve, where all the threads of this brilliantly told novel come together.
A propos de l'auteur: Jodi Compton is from Northern California, but lived for three years in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the main setting of THE 37th HOUR. She has worked for the Minneapolis bureau of the Associated Press, and as a sub-editor at a newspaper on California's central coast. In the latter position, she closely followed crime and courts news on the wires, and during this time wrote THE 37th HOUR. Never married, she is at work on a second novel about Hennepin County detective Sarah Pribek.
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