A thrilling tale of murder, lies, and lust, drawn from the mind and archives of the timeless Sidney Sheldon and told in the master's vintage styleElderly multimillionaire art dealer Andrew Jakes is brutally murdered in his ransacked Hollywood home. A thrilling tale of murder, lies, and lust, drawn from the mind and archives of the timeless Sidney Sheldon and told in the master's vintage style
Elderly multimillionaire art dealer Andrew Jakes is brutally murdered in his ransacked Hollywood home. His young wife is raped and beaten, and his art and jewels are stolen. To the police, the case seems clear cut. But when the investigation doesn't turn up a single solid lead, it is moved to the cold files and the only witness, the stunning young widow, vanishes.
A decade later, Andrew Jakes' estranged son, Matt Daley, begins digging into his father's murder and makes some shocking discoveries. Three killings, nearly identical to his father's, have taken place across the globe. Each victim was an elderly, newly wed millionaire; his wife assaulted. And in each case the widow, the sole beneficiary of the will, donated her newfound wealth to children's charities.
The evidence points to a single woman-a mysterious beauty the police call the Angel of Death-who travels across the globe under a string of assumed identities, cleverly keeping herself one step ahead of the law. Joining forces with former L.A. investigator Danny Maguire, Matt pursues this intriguing shadow in a tantalizing and frustrating game of cat and mouse filled with promising leads and dead ends. But when the so-called widow resurfaces once again, it becomes clear that nothing is what it seems . . . and that this cunning Angel of Death is poised to strike again. ...Continua Nascondi