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A young mother living on the Louisiana bayou and a man accused of murder must solve a corruption case while on the run from a dangerous manhunt.

When her four year old daughter informs her a sick man is in their yard, Honor Gillette rushes out to help him. But that "sick" man turns out to be Lee Coburn, the man accused of murdering seven people the night before. Dangerous, desperate, and armed, he promises Honor that she and her daughter won't be hurt as long as she does everything he asks. She has no choice but to accept him at his word.

Coburn claims that her beloved late husband possessed something extremely valuable: a treasure that places Honor and her daughter in grave danger. He's there to retrieve it at any cost.

Honor soon discovers that even her friends can't be trusted. From the FBI offices of Washington, D.C. to a rundown shrimp boat in coastal Louisiana, Coburn and Honor run for their lives from the very people sworn to protect them, and unravel a web of corruption and depravity that threatens to destroy them . . . and the fabric of society.

Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., c2011.
ISBN: 9781455501472
Characteristics: 472 p. ;,24 cm.


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Feb 05, 2019

This book is a great read. You just don't want to put the book down at all. Every chapter has a new twist. This is the first Sandra brown book I read and I already have four more lined up. Very very good book.

Jan 29, 2019

Sandra Brown writes books that you do not want to put down. Lethal was s great read. Exciting to the last page

Nov 19, 2018

One of those "don't want to put it down" novels. I appreciated all the characters and truly was surprised by the name of the "bookkeeper". Sandra Brown knows how to develop characters to where you like or dislike them. As described in many comments, this book is full of twists and turns that you don't expect.

Oct 16, 2018

Really enjoyed this one. Really liked the characters and the twists in this novel.

Dec 30, 2013

Really enjoyed this book - fast-moving, lots of twists and turns, plenty of blood spilt but the good guys win the end :)

May 31, 2013

Could have done without the two sex scenes, but overall an enjoyable read.

marilynnebooks Mar 16, 2013

Well written exciting fast paced read. Main characters budding romance and suspenseful plot keeps you racing to read next chapter.

Aug 24, 2012

A good plot with limited characters to point the finger at the bad guy, but ruined by the numerous paragraphs describing copiously the motivations of the character's actions, feelings, and thoughts.

Jul 28, 2012

Brown has gone back to her tried and true formula of good characters, fast-paced action, and suspense. Excellent!

Jul 25, 2012

It was a great read. Quick paced and easy to follow. Keeps you guessing, interested in the characters and wanting more.

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Dec 18, 2013

Other: This paperback was chewed by our cat. We notified the library and made a $10. donation to cover this. The book should not be shown as checked out. I believe it has been removed from circulation. Allen Nybida

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