Blood Oath (Alexandra Cooper, #20) by Linda FairsteinNew York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein explores the depths of Manhattan’s secretive Rockefeller University in this timely, captivating thriller about the deep—and often deadly—reverberations of past sins.
Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper of the Manhattan Sex Crimes Unit is finally back at work following a leave of absence, and not a moment too soon. With more women feeling empowered to name their abusers, Alex is eager to return to the courtroom to do what she does best. But even she can’t anticipate the complexity of her first case when she meets Lucy, a young woman who testified years earlier at a landmark federal trial…and now reveals that she was sexually assaulted by a prominent official during that time.
Yet Lucy’s isn’t the only secret Alex must uncover, with rumors swirling about one colleague’s abusive conduct behind closed doors and another’s violent, mysterious collapse. As the seemingly disparate cases of her client, adversary, and friend start to intertwine, Alex, along with NYPD detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace, finds herself in uncharted territory within Manhattan’s Rockefeller University, a premier research institute, hospital, and cornerstone of higher learning. But not even the greatest minds in the city can help her when unearthed secrets begin to collide in dangerous ways…and unless she can uncover the truth, the life-saving facility just may become her grave.
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Last time we saw Coop, she was standing next to her boss as he was murdered. Just before taking off on her book tour, Fairstein agreed to go back on the record for her second round of Five Questions see my interview with her from here , and I asked her about everything from how she came up with the plot idea for this book to who some of her favorite authors are. How did you come up with the plot details for this book? Fairstein: Thanks for the praise. Blood Oath is my 20th book in the Alex Cooper series and I worked hard to make it a standout.
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Assistant D. When Lucy Jenner, a twenty-something-year-old young woman arrested in Brooklynn, freaks out and makes a scene in the precinct after seeing a photo of the man she claims raped her years ago, sex-crimes prosecutor Alexandra Cooper dives into the case, searching for answers. As it turns out, Lucy is a former federal witness and, according to her story, she was sexually abused by a member of Law Enforcement team who was involved in the case a decade prior. All of that has taken a toll on her, adding further stress as she workes around the clock on her cases and plans to run for DA. Fairstein, a leader among sex-crimes investigations, is uniquely qualified to touch on such subject matters and weight in on the MeToo movement. Her experience, which bleeds through each and every page, once again lends itself perfectly to the plot, which is full of misdirection and dark secrets. After taking off, Linda Fairstein quickly recaptures her spot among the very best in the genre, touching on a number of timely issues in Bood Oath , one of her best thrillers to date.