WATCH YOUR BACK
Rose’s latest is centered on a tough, wounded detective who is in constant danger and fighting for her life. An intriguing, intricate plot, good pacing, strong suspense, cleverly crafted villains along with the vulnerable tough heroes make up this complex tale, and are all handled with a deftness of skill. Rose delivers big once again with this tension-thick thriller.
Homicide detective Stevie Mazzetti is righting the wrongs done by her ex-partner, even at the risk of her own life. When it becomes clear that Stevie’s daughter’s life is now at risk and that a psychopath has Stevie in his sights, private investigator Clay Maynard steps in to help. From almost the first time he met her, Clay’s love for Stevie has run deep, and his need to protect her even deeper. As the danger intensifies, Clay fights to keep abreast of a vicious killer and stop him before it’s too late. (SIGNET, Feb., 592 pp., $7.99)