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Fairstein, Linda A.

Works: 239 works in 1,548 publications in 13 languages and 86,031 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Legal stories  Legal drama (Literature)  Legal fiction (Literature)  Biography  Detective and mystery stories, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3556.A3654, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Linda A Fairstein
Killer heat : a novel by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan D.A. Alex Cooper investigates the murders of three victims while dodging infuriated gang members packing heat. Her interrogation skills lead to someone with a twisted obsession concerning the military, and things grow increasingly dangerous when the chase leads to a chain of small, abandoned islands around New York harbor
Bad blood by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

63 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the middle of a trial involving a businessman charged with murdering his wife, Manhattan prosecutor Alexandra Cooper is summoned to investigate an explosion of unknown origin 600 feet below street level when it is traced back to her case
Hell gate by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Head of the Sex Crimes Unit of the district attorney's office in Manhattan for decades, Linda Fairstein is America's most visible legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence-which is why she writes some of the most compelling crime thrillers of our time and why her Alexandra Cooper series has been topping bestseller list for more than a decade. Fans turn to Fairstein for ripped-from-the-headline crimes, cutting-edge investigations, and vindication for victims. Linda Fairstein brings readers inside a world of which they can't get enough, but one they hope to never see in real life. And for her twelfth novel, Fairstein takes Alexandra Cooper inside a world she'd rather not see. New York City politics have always been filled with intrigue and behind-the-scenes deals. In Hell Gate, Alex finds her attention torn between investigating a shipwreck that has contraband cargo-human cargo-and the political sex scandal of a promising New York congressman now fallen from grace. When Alex discovers that a woman from the wreck and the congressman's lover have the same rose tattoo-the brand of a "snakehead", a master of a human trafficking operation-it dawns on her that these cases aren't as unrelated as they seem and that the entire political landscape of New York City could hang in the balance of her investigation. As Alex looks on at the nameless victims in the morgue, she realizes she's looking at the present-day face of New York's long, dark tradition of human trafficking-a tradition that began hundreds of years ago with slave trade from Africa, now a multimillion-dollar industry that will stop at no cost, even if that cost is Alex's life."--Publisher's website
Silent mercy by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 3,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the burnt headless body of a young woman is found on the steps of a Baptist Church in Harlem, Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper is one of the first on the shocking scene. With NYPD cop Mike Chapman, Alex begins to investigate, but before long another woman is slaughtered and found on the steps of a Catholic church in Little Italy
Death dance by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

54 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the disappearance of a world-famous dancer who went missing during a Lincoln Center performance, investigator Alex Cooper and her colleagues find themselves drawn into the underworld of Manhattan's theatrical community
The bone vault by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

68 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a recently deceased body is discovered in an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus during a donor gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Assistant DA Alex Cooper must infiltrate New York's museum society to catch a killer
Entombed by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

61 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Alexandra Cooper works to uncover a link between a serial killer and a body that has been discovered in a nineteenth-century brownstone formerly belonging to Edgar Allan Poe
The kills by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

57 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paige Vallis claimed that she gave in to Tripping's sexual demands because he had threatened to harm his son if she didn't. Alexandra Cooper, prosecuting the ex-CIA man, knew she had her work cut out to convince the jury, but before Paige could complete her testimony on the stand she is found dead - strangled in her own apartment building, just hours after she'd confessed to Alex that she had had a relationship with another ex-CIA operative. While the accusation of rape against Tripping is dropped, he has other charges to face, not least abusing his own child. As Tripping's defence team go into overdrive to keep their client out of jail, Alex, Chapman and Mercer set out to discover who so conveniently killed the woman who could have put him behind bars. As they peel back the layers of Paige's life, they discover a decades-old viper's nest of robbery and double-dealing and discover that truth of the adage of money being at the root of all evil - however old and 'respectable' it might be
Night watch by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

37 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein returns with a ripped-from-the-headlines thriller that takes Alexandra Cooper into the dark underside of New York City's most storied restaurants and a murder case spanning continents. In her thirteen bestsellers, Linda Fairstein has taken millions of fans inside sinister worlds that most of us can't even imagine. Thanks to her extensive experience as a New York City prosecutor, she creates situations that are stunning for both their compulsive readability and their authenticity. Taking Alexandra Cooper into the fascinating world of New York City's most beloved and storied restaurants, Night Watch continues her tradition of breathtaking suspense storytelling. Forty-eight hours after Alexandra Cooper arrives in France to visit her boyfriend and famed restaurateur, Luc Rouget, her vacation in paradise is cut short when a young woman from the village is found murdered. The only evidence discovered on the body is one of Luc's matchboxes promoting his new restaurant in New York. But before the investigation begins, Alex is summoned back to New York to handle a high profile case. Mohammed Gil-Darsin, the distinguished and wealthy Head of the World Economic Bureau, has been arrested and accused of attacking a maid in his hotel. As the world watches in fascination to see how the scandal will unfold, Alex finds her attention torn between preparing the alleged victim to testify and a murder case with ties too close to home. A second body is found with Luc's matchbox--this time in Brooklyn--and Alex begins to fear that the two cases may not be as unrelated as she thought, and that uncovering the sordid secrets of the city's most wealthy and powerful could cost her and her loved ones everything they hold dear"--
The deadhouse by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

59 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper investigates the murder of Manhattan professor Lola Dakota, a crime whose only clue lies in "The Deadhouse," the Roosevelt Island site where smallpox patients were sent to die in the nineteenth century
Death angel by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 2,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering the murdered body of a young woman in Central Park, New York Assistant DA Alex Cooper and Detective Mike Chapman uncover disturbing links between the savage crime and a string of cold-case disappearances
Final jeopardy by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

66 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York, Alexandra Cooper, the assistant district attorney in charge of prosecuting rapists, receives a shock when she reads in the paper that she has been murdered. As it turns out the victim was a friend, an actress, who borrowed her summer home. A lot of rapists have it in for Alexandra. A first novel
Cold hit by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

50 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who owned a ritzy art gallery in New York is murdered, her body found in the river. Investigating assistant district attorney Alexandra Cooper is drawn into the world of stolen art, including art looted by the Nazis
Terminal city : a novel by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the body of a young woman is found in the tower suite of the Waldorf Astoria--one of the most prestigious hotels in Manhattan--Assistant DA Alex Cooper and Detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace find themselves hunting for an elusive killer whose only signature is carving a carefully drawn symbol into his victims' bodies, a symbol that bears a striking resemblance to train tracks. When a second body bearing the same bloody symbol is discovered in a deserted alleyway right next to the Grand Central terminal building, all attention shifts to the iconic transportation hub, where the potential for a bigger attack weighs heavily on everyone's minds"--Publisher's description
Devil's bridge by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 2,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Manhattan waterfront is one of New York City's most magnificent vistas, boasting both the majestic Statue of Liberty and the George Washington Bridge, the world's busiest span for motor vehicles. But in "Devil's Bridge," Detective Mike Chapman will discover the peril that lurks along this seemingly benign expanse as he takes on his most personal case yet: the disappearance of Alex Cooper. Coop's sudden disappearance is fraught with terrifying complications: scores of enemies she has made after a decade of putting criminals behind bars; a recent security breach with dangerous repercussions; and a new intimacy in her relationship with Mike, causing the Police Commissioner himself to be wary of the methods Mike will use to get Coop back ... if he can."--Publisher's description
Likely to die : a novel by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York, a woman brain surgeon is sexually assaulted and stabbed. Murder by a demented patient or a more sinister killer? Policewoman Alexandra Cooper investigates
Death dance by Linda A Fairstein( Recording )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper has always been fascinated by the stage, especially the Metropolitan Opera. When a world-renowned Russian ballerina is murdered at the Met shortly after her performance, Cooper quickly launches an investigation, eager to go behind the scenes. But she soon discovers that the clues-- and the suspects-- are as complex as the corridors that zigzag throughout the great opera house
Linda Fairstein for the prosecution( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prosecutor Linda Fairstein, Chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, discusses some of her most notorious cases
Sexual violence : our war against rape by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than fifteen years, Linda Fairstein has directed the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit within the Manhattan D.A.'s office. The first such organization in the country, this unit is charged with supervising every sex crimes prosecution in Manhattan. As a consequence Linda Fairstein and her associates have been at the very center of the massive changes in sex crimes law and procedure that have occurred over the past two decades. Emulated in most other major cities, New York's SCPU and its counterparts throughout the country have had extraordinary high success rates in prosecuting these violent crimes. Through their efforts, a victim of rape now can expect sensitive treatment from the police, can expect to be believed and supported, and has some reasonable expectation of winning in the courtroom. In Sexual Violence, Linda Fairstein shares the wisdom she has accumulated on the front lines in the war against rape, from her beginnings as a corporate law-bound female graduate of a prestigious law school to her job in the D.A.'s office at a time when criminal prosecution was "no place for a woman." Over the years, Linda Fairstein has personally tried or been involved in scores of nationally prominent rape cases, including the Robert Chambers Preppy Murder Trial and the case of the Central Park Jogger. She has been called upon to comment on virtually every significant sex crimes investigation in the country. Through the story of the Midtown Rapist case and other major investigations, she shows here how the system works to protect victims and punish criminals: how evidence is gathered, how witnesses are interviewed, how indictments are produced, and, finally, the nuts and bolts of trial, verdict, and sentencing. Sexual Violence is a living document of the transformation of our notion of sex crimes, an up-to-date commentary on the vital issues of stranger and date rape and the struggle to expunge the traditional stigma that has for too long been attached to victims of sexual assault
Lethal legacy : Alexandra Cooper novels bk. 11 by Linda A Fairstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Fairstein L.

Fairstein L. 1947-

Fairstein, Linda.

Fairstein, Linda 1947-

Linda Fairstein Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Linda Fairstein écrivaine américaine

Linda Fairstein escritora estadounidense

Линда Феърстийн

Фэйрстайн, Линда

フェアスタイン, リンダ


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