Dark Lady

Dark Lady - Richard North Patterson Stella Marz is a prosecutor, living in the fictional city of Steelton, somewhere on the shore of Lake Erie. A mayoral election is coming soon, and the district attorney (whom she hopes to succeed) is one of the candidates. A major part of his platform seems to be opposition to the city's new baseball park.This seems like a quiet sort of story, until murders occur within a couple of days of each other. One of the victims is Stella's former boss and ex-lover, Jack Novak. Another fictim is Tommy Fielding, project manager for the stadium.Stella and her team of investigators start digging into the commonalities of the murders ... and before too long, Stella finds herself in danger.This was a well-constructed police procedural, with multi-faceted characters and numerous plot twists. Fans of the genre are sure to enjoy it.