Woman With A Gun: A Novel

Paperback | August 25, 2015

byPhillip Margolin

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At a retrospective on the work of acclaimed photographer Kathy Moran, aspiring novelist Stacey Kim is fascinated by the exhibition's centerpiece: the famous Woman with a Gun, which launched the artist's career. Shot from behind, the enigmatic black-and-white image depicts a woman in a wedding dress standing on the shore, facing the sea. But this is no serene, romantic portrait. Behind her back, she holds a six-shooter.

The picture captures Stacey's imagination and raises compelling questions: Who is this woman? And why does she have a gun? Obsessed with finding answers, Stacey soon discovers the identity of the woman: a suspect in an unsolved ten-year-old murder investigation. Convinced that proof of the woman's guilt, or innocence, is somehow connected to the photograph, Stacey embarks on a relentless investigation.

Drawn deeper into the case, Stacey discovers that the one person who may know the whole story—Kathy Moran—isn't talking. Stacey must find a way to get to the reclusive photographer and make her tell the truth about what happened that fateful day.

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At a retrospective on the work of acclaimed photographer Kathy Moran, aspiring novelist Stacey Kim is fascinated by the exhibition's centerpiece: the famous Woman with a Gun, which launched the artist's career. Shot from behind, the enigmatic black-and-white image depicts a woman in a wedding dress standing on the shore, facing the sea...

Phillip Margolin has written eighteen novels, many of themNew York Timesbestsellers, including his latest novelsWorthy Brown's Daughter,Sleight of Hand, and the Washington trilogy. Each displays a unique, compelling insider's view of criminal behavior, which comes from his long background as a criminal defense attorney who has handled ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:August 25, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062399586

ISBN - 13:9780062399588

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! It was amazing, kept you guessing til the very end! Would read it again and again and again and again
Date published: 2015-04-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Twists and turns exciting. The vibrant characters, the complexity of the plot, and the quality of the prose were unique. The cast of characters were fantastic, I hope there will be a sequel spinoff for Jack, I want to know what happens to him
Date published: 2015-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book What a great book and a fun read. Lots of twisting plots that leaves you hanging on to the very end. Couldn't put the book down. Looking forward to Phillip Margolin's next book!! What a great author.
Date published: 2014-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Woman with a Gun One of my favorite authors, this book is one of his best!!! I have read all his books, all have been very well researched and well written. Can't wait for his next one!!!!
Date published: 2014-12-17

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