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The Color of Fear

The Color of Fear

In New York Times bestselling author Marcia Muller’s captivating new mystery, private detective Sharon McCone’s investigation hits closer to home than ever before…

THE COLOR OF FEAR

When a knock on the door in the middle of the night wakes Sharon, she’s wholly unprepared for the horrifying news: her father has been the victim of a vicious, racially-motivated attack.

A nationally recognized Shoshone artist, Elwood had been visiting Sharon for the holidays, browsing for gifts in San Francisco’s exclusive Marina district when he was set upon by a mob of angry young men. Now he lies in a coma, hovering between life and death.

With little progress on the investigation from the overworked, short-handed police, Sharon resolves to track down Elwood’s attackers herself. But when Sharon begins receiving hate-filled, racist threats from a shadowy group, it becomes clear that her pursuit of justice may be putting her own life in jeopardy…
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Genre: Fiction / Fiction / Contemporary Women

On Sale: August 8th 2017

Price: $30 / $39 (CAD)

ISBN-13: 9781478916086

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Praise

"One of the world's premier mystery writers."—Cleveland Plain Dealer
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"Her stories crackle like few others on the mystery landscape."—San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle
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"The Night Searchers [has] the clean, classic moves of her earliest novels...[Muller] is never better than when she's roaming the streets of the city she knows and loves so well."—New York Times Book Review on The Night Searchers
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"Absorbing...McCone's daring and smarts make her an irresistible heroine. The brisk narrative vividly evokes contemporary San Francisco."—Publishers Weekly on The Night Searchers
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"A plot so imaginative that readers will have no choice but to sit down and settle in for an exciting read they will not forget...The action never slows down, as the two investigators and their employees find themselves dead center in the middle of a truly bizarre group of folks that the reader will never forget. This is a definite keeper!"—Suspense Magazine on The Night Searchers
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"Muller has displayed a knack both for keeping the series fresh and for allowing her character to grow..., Muller's series remains a gold standard for female detective stories."—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review on Locked In
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"Muller has created a delicious mixture of adventure, action, altruism, pathos with a touch of humor, and romance thrown in to build a massive base of loyal fans . . . She is one of those rare series authors who never lets her characters grow stale or trite."—BookReporter.com
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"Muller undoubtedly remains one of today's best mystery writers."—Associated Press
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