The Color of Night

By David Lindsey (Electronic Book, 2001)
Behind Harry Strand is a career in American intelligence he wishes hecould forget and a wife, killed in an automobile accident, he can't stopmourning. In spite of his past, Harry has managed to start a new careeras a successful art dealer in Houston.

Then Mara Song enters his life, sharing the lap pool of an exclusiveclub where Harry swims alone every morning. For weeks they swimtogether, day after day, never speaking, never meeting, until shedisappears. A month later Mara walks into his office with a businessproposition: help her sell an extraordinary portfolio of drawings bymodern masters. The allure of the cache and of Mara herself is somethinghe can't resist.

Even after the discovery.

Walking into Mara's home one day, he notices her television is on, avideocassette visible in the VCR slot. When he pushes it in, he findshimself watching a nighttime surveillance tape of a chase scene -- and, with heart-wrenching horror, witnessing his wife's final, terrifyingmoments as her car is forced off a country road. He knows only too wellwho is responsible for her death.

The cold war may be over, but Harry's war has just begun.

Behind Harry Strand is a career in American intelligence he wishes hecould forget and a wife, killed in an automobile accident, he can't stopmourning. In spite of his past, Harry has managed to start a new careeras a successful art dealer in Houston.

Then Mara Song enters his life, sharing the lap pool of an exclusiveclub where Harry swims alone every morning. For weeks they swimtogether, day after day, never speaking, never meeting, until shedisappears. A month later Mara walks into his office with a businessproposition: help her sell an extraordinary portfolio of drawings bymodern masters. The allure of the cache and of Mara herself is somethinghe can't resist.

Even after the discovery.

Walking into Mara's home one day, he notices her television is on, avideocassette visible in the VCR slot. When he pushes it in, he findshimself watching a nighttime surveillance tape of a chase scene -- and, with heart-wrenching horror, witnessing his wife's final, terrifyingmoments as her car is forced off a country road. He knows only too wellwho is responsible for her death.

The cold war may be over, but Harry's war has just begun.

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  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $12.99 US/$12.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759543232
  • On Sale Date: 05/18/2001
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