Linda Fairstein, author of Night Watch, on tour in July 2012

Posted By on May 8, 2012

About Night Watch

  • Reading level: Ages 18 and up
  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Dutton Adult (July 10, 2012)

Fine dining and murder go hand in hand in New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein’s breathtaking new suspense novel inspired by recent real-life events

Forty-eight hours after Alexandra Cooper arrives in France to visit her boyfriend and famed restaurateur, Luc Rouget, her vacation in paradise is cut short when a young woman from the village is found murdered. The only evidence discovered on the body is one of Luc’s matchboxes promoting his new restaurant in Manhattan. But before the investigation begins, Alex is summoned back to New York to handle a high profile case.

Mohammed Gil-Darsin, the distinguished and wealthy Head of the World Economic Bureau, has been arrested and accused of attacking a maid in his hotel.  As the world watches in fascination to see how the scandal will unfold, Alex finds her attention torn between preparing the alleged victim to testify and a murder case with ties too close to home.

When a second body is found with Luc’s matchbox—this time in Brooklyn—Alex begins to fear that the two cases may not be as unrelated as she thought, and that uncovering the sordid secrets of the city’s most wealthy and powerful could cost her and her loved ones everything they hold dear.

“Alex Cooper is a fascinating heroine . . . based on the equally fascinating life of her creator.”—O, The Oprah Magazine 

“A tightly wound mystery that delivers an adrenaline rush with its fast-paced, nail-biting manhunt across several states.”—Library Journal on Silent Mercy 

“A champion teller of detective tales.” –USA Today 

“Fairstein is superbly attuned to the sinister vibes of the famous, as well as forgotten, New York City locales.”—Maureen Corrigan, 

 “The queen of intelligent suspense.”—Lee Child

About Linda Fairstein

Linda Fairstein was chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the district attorney’s office in Manhattan for more than two decades and is America’s foremost legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence. Her Alexandra Cooper novels are international bestsellers and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. She lives in Manhattan and on Martha’s Vineyard.

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 Linda Fairstein’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Monday, July 2nd:  nomad reader

Tuesday, July 3rd:  Jen’s Book Thoughts

Thursday, July 5th:  Book Addict Katie

Monday, July 9th:  Lesa’s Book Critiques

Tuesday, July 10th:  A Bookworm’s World

Wednesday, July 11th:  Mockingbird Hill Cottage

Thursday, July 12th:  Murder by Type

Monday, July 16th:  Reviews by Molly

Tuesday, July 17th:  Life in Review

Tuesday, July 17th:  Lesa’s Book Critiques – Poisoned Pen Conference Recap

Wednesday, July 18th:  Chaotic Compendiums

Thursday, July 19th:  Crime Fiction Lover

Friday, July 20th:  Reviews by Elizabeth A. White

Monday, July 23rd:  Bewitched Bookworms

Tuesday, July 24th:  Sara’s Organized Chaos

Thursday, July 26th:  Thoughts of Joy

Monday, July 30th:  Musings of a Bookish Kitty


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