Hanging Time by Leslie Glass

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In an expensive boutique on New York's Upper West Side, a young salesgirl is persuaded to open the door to her death.

In the chaos of a police station, ambition and sexual politics raise the stakes of solving a vicious crime.

In his office, a famed psychoanalyst hears a sister's tale of emotional terrorism and madness.

For April Woo and Jason Frank, suspense fiction's most engrossing detective team, the clock is ticking on another brutal killing.


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About Leslie Glass

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Leslie Glass, who grew up in New York, has worked as a journalist, a playwright, and a novelist. She started writing the April Woo series in 1995. The stories presented in the novels are all based on real police cases. In 1991, she started the Leslie Glass Foundation, which grants graduate research fellowships in the criminal justice and mental health fields. Since 1998, she has been a trustee of the New York City Police Foundation and is actively involved in the Crime Stoppers program.
 
Published January 26, 2011 by Bantam. 444 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A particularly nasty case falls on Detective April Woo's plate just as she's cramming for the NYPD sergeant's exam: the strangling and hanging of an Upper West Side salesgirl as she was at the point of closing her store just a few steps away from April's precinct house.

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A particularly nasty case falls on Detective April Woo's plate just as she's cramming for the NYPD sergeant's exam: the strangling and hanging of an Upper West Side salesgirl as she was at the point of closing her store just a few steps away from April's precinct house.

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Detective April Woo and psychoanalyst Jason Frank team up again in Glass's second mystery.

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The storms that rage within and among the characters in this second case for New York City detective April Woo (after Burning Time) lift this novel above contrivance to often gripping psychological drama.

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