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Angel of Death (1998) [Novel]
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Series: Chris Sinclair Mysteries
Part: 1

Summary (From the author):

To the African-American community in San Antonio, Malachi Reese is a saint, a community leader, a man who feeds the hungry and houses the homeless. To San Antonio District Attorney Chris Sinclair, Reese is the Angel of Death: a vicious killer possessed by the need for power and willing to do whatever it takes to gain it. Determined to see justice done, Sinclair overcomes incredible odds to see Reese convicted of murder and sentenced to Death Row.

But Malachi Reese has not been defeated. From Death Row, he threatens to destory Sinclair, to take him to the very top and cast him back down. As a series of seemingly unrelated crimes begins, Sinclair feels the power of Reese descending upon him, and finds that enemies are allies and allies are enemies, and that truth and justice are much more shades of gray than an issue of Black and White.

Original title: Angel of Death
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryLegal Thriller

Edition #1: Angel of Death

Angel of Death (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "The novel displays the strong narrative and compelling characters that make it Brandon at his best" Houston Chronicle
  • "An exciting combination of courtroom drama and psycho thriller...Sure to be popular." Library Journal
  • "Politician, polemicist, power-figure Malachi Reese is black, charismatic as they come, and only slightly less scary than Hannibal Lecter....Brandon will have you eagerly turning pages." Kirkus Reviews
  • "A taut legal thriller....Suspenseful" Publishers Weekly
  • "The story line is fast-paced and moving and filled with action that occasionally overwhelms the poignancy of the tale...This tale is one of the subgenre's best books of the year" Midwest Book Review
  • "Jay Brandon...continues to turn out some of the best legal thrillers in an increasingly popular genre...Once again, Brandon builds his story to a dynamite ending...Surprising to most readers" Amarillo Globe-News
  • "This is a legal thriller that should strike home...Brandon's courtroom scenes are in top form...Brandon puts San Antonio to good use....Accurately described....Local readers will feel at home...Well protrayed....Brandon's prose flows smoothly and carries the plot's conflicts along....An explosive finish." San Antonio Express-News
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Angel of Death (December 1, 1999)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 0812540433
Dimensions: 4.0 x 6.7 x 1.1
Pages: 384

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