This is a followup to Lissa Marie Redmond's A Cold Day in Hell. Protagonist Lauren Riley is found stabbed and holding on to life after pursuing a murder within her own police department. Few things are important enough to cover up and murder the one looking into it, and Lauren is in danger.
Daniel Pitt, young and inexperienced lawyer, is saddled with defending a British diplomat who is accused of embezzlement after being involved in an attack on a girl from a prominent family in the US and calling diplomatic immunity. This one is definitely worth reading.
Christie Cole, FBI special agent, must leave her husband and child to go to Moscow. Her mission is to find the spy working inside who is responsible for the assassination of Task Force agents. The ending is surprising.
Robin Lockwood, protagonist from a previous novel, is back and the legal case she is handling seems to have impossible odds. Attorneys are being murdered, and Robin may be next if she doesn't solve the case.
A beautiful woman is found murdered in the restroom during a wedding reception. Alex and Milo are investigating, but learn that the woman wasn't a wedding guest and no one can identify her. Solving the crime looks difficult.
Detective Jack Murphy and his partner Liddell Blanchard are assigned a grisly case where a full truckload of illegal immigrants is found and the occupants are murdered. More murders occur, and there is building suspense throughout the novel.
When Andrew Vereker is found in the stocks, murdered, nobody feels bad. And his siblings, and everyone who knew him are glad he is dead. Superintendent Hannasyde must get to the bottom of it and find which family member killed him.