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Assistant District Attorney Judith Adler, head of the Manhattan rape squad, is unmarried, alone, married only to the law. She deals with ravaged women every day—and sometimes with their husbands. But she has never had a case like this one. Inspector Joe Hearn is head of the narcotics division. They have just met, and are dangerously drawn to each other. Hearn is a cop on the rise until a rape occurs which causes him to risk his career and even his life, not to mention Judith’s, ...
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Hands of a Stranger

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Overview

Assistant District Attorney Judith Adler, head of the Manhattan rape squad, is unmarried, alone, married only to the law. She deals with ravaged women every day—and sometimes with their husbands. But she has never had a case like this one. Inspector Joe Hearn is head of the narcotics division. They have just met, and are dangerously drawn to each other. Hearn is a cop on the rise until a rape occurs which causes him to risk his career and even his life, not to mention Judith’s, as he hunts down the rapist.
“Explosive. Daley plays the full gamut of emotional extremes with the skill of a master.” --Los Angeles Herald Examiner.
“A dandy…a guaranteed page turner about rape and relationships in the New York City police by the author of the wonderful Prince of the City.” U.S.A. Today
“Robert Daley gives you a lot of story. He gives you characters to like and then boils the plot hot enough that you always want to know what happens next.” --Philadephia Inquirer
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Author - Elmore Leonard
“Each time you think Hands of a Stranger is heading down a familiar street it turns a corner and you hang on for dear life. The book might as well be glued to your fingers, there is no way you can put it down.”
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015828580
  • Publisher: Riviera Productions Ltd.
  • Publication date: 12/3/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 709,470
  • File size: 359 KB

Meet the Author

New York Times best selling author Robert Daley has written 29 books, seventeen of them novels, many of which were filmed, and twelve non fiction books including Prince of the City, Portraits of France, and the newly published Writing on the Edge – The Ups and Downs of a Freelance Career.
His first job was with the New York Football Giants, for whom he worked six seasons, also writing stories and articles on the side. This was followed by six years as a New York Times correspondent in Europe, covering stories in eighteen countries. In 1971-72 he served as an NYPD deputy police commissioner, an experience that resulted later in a number of books, including this one.
His books have been translated into fourteen languages. Many were book club selections both at home and abroad. Six have been filmed. His articles and stories have appeared in Esquire, The Readers Digest, Vogue, Playboy, New York, The New York Times Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and most other major American magazines. He and his French born wife have three daughters and five grand children. They have homes in suburban New York and in Nice, France. See his website at robertdaleyauthor.com
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