Nancy Taylor Rosenberg's earlier works, Mitigating Circumstances and Interest of Justice were suspense masterpieces with strong female characters. Now she's created one of her most sympathetic heroines in Ann Carlisle, a probation officer in danger from an unknown enemy who wants to harm her and her teenage son. What Ann doesn't know is whether this has something to do wit...more
(first published June 1st 1994)
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Oct 11, 2007 Cecilia rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition Recommends it for: thriller readers
Ann Carlisle is a gutsy, no-holds-barred probation officer who seems to attract bad situations everywhere she goes. From getting shot in the beginning of the novel to dealing with rough clients…one in particular is a drug dealer...Ann is always ready for anything. She does have some “human” qualities…such as not everything going as planned with her 12-year-old son David…and she is still mourning the loss of her husband, who disappeared several years back under mysterious circumstances. Rosenberg...more
I have to be honest...I wasn't really excited to read this book...but I ended up really enjoying it! It was a fun read with a pretty exciting storyline. I did figure out who the bad guy was in the very first shooting........but that was okay.....it was fun to see it all play out anyway! I had a good time reading it and I enjoyed myself more than I thought I would.
With a BA in English and 5 years as a photographic model behind her, Nancy Taylor Rosenberg studied criminology. She served in the Dallas Police Department, New Mexico State Police, Ventura Police Department and as an Investigative Probation Officer in Court Services for the Country of Ventura where she handled major crimes. She lives in California.More about Nancy Taylor Rosenberg...