3 Truths and a Lie: A Detective D. D. Warren Story by Lisa Gardner

By Lisa Gardner

Boston Detective D.D. Warren faces her so much brutal adversaries yet—a category of jaded mystery writers—in big apple occasions Bestselling writer Lisa Gardner’s unique publication brief story

In Lisa Gardner's moment brief tale, after the hot York occasions bestseller The seventh Month, Detective D.D. Warren takes on her such a lot intimidating project but: a fifty-minute type intended to teach a horde of bloodthirsty mystery writers at the methods of tangible police paintings. but occasionally lifestyles fairly does imitate fiction, as D.D. takes the writers in the course of the fact of 1 of her such a lot twisted cases—a case that includes a seedy lodge room, medicines, prostitution . . . and a severed leg.

With Gardner’s trademark suspense, sharp observations, and exciting storytelling, 3 Truths and a Lie is an interesting bankruptcy in D.D.’s storied profession. contains an early examine Lisa Gardner’s subsequent novel of suspense, locate Her, coming February nine, 2016.

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