The Blue Place

The Blue Place

Book - 1998
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A police lieutenant with the elite "Red Dogs" until she retired at twenty-nine , Aud Torvigen is a rangy six-footer with eyes the color of cement and a tendency to hurt people who get in her way. Born in Norway into the failed marriage between a Scandinavian diplomat and an American businessman, she now makes Atlanta her home, luxuriating in the lush heat and brashness of the New South. She glides easily between the world of silken elegance and that of sleaze and sudden savagery, equally at home in both; functional, deadly, and temporarily quiescent, like a folded razor.

On a humid April evening between storms, out walking just to stay sharp, she turns a corner and collides with a running woman, Catching the scent of clean, rain-soaked hair, Aud nods and silently tells the stranger Today, you are lucky, and moves on--when behind her house explodes, incinerating its sole occupant, a renowned art historian. When Aud turns back, the woman is gone.

But Julia Lyons-Bennet will return seeking Aud's help and pr

Publisher: New York : Avon Books, [1998], ©1998
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780380974467
Branch Call Number: FICTION Gri
Description: 308 pages ; 25 cm


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"A stylishly erotic and suspenseful new thriller from an award-winning author. Formerly an undercover police lieutenant, Aud Torvingen has the pale eyes of a wolf. Born into diplomatic society, she now makes Atlanta her home, gliding easily between the world of silken elegance and that of sl... Read More »

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