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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (978 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Richard North Patterson Narrator: Anne Twomey Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 1999 ISBN: 9781415920671
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Once the prosecutor was a young law student. Once the dead man was an honest lawyer. Now Stella Marz stares at the body of her former lover, hanging from a doorway in a gruesome tableau.

For Stella Marz, the search for Jack Novak’s killer leads into another bizarre homicide case, back through her own past and through the city where she was born and where now—a good Catholic girl turned career woman—she is in crisis. Somewhere in this city a hidden alliance of big money, big plans, and dark secrets is fueling a great American revival. And somehow Stella Marz will bring the darkness into the light—no matter what it reveals, no matter who it destroys.

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Quotes & Awards

  • [A] COMPLEX TALE OF PERSONAL, POLITICAL, AND CRIMINAL BETRAYALS . . . Dark Lady not only keeps you in suspense; it gives you plenty of social and moral questions to ponder. The Wall Street Journal
  • EXCELLENT . . . ONCE AGAIN PATTERSON REVEALS HIMSELF TO BE A MASTER OF CRAFTING MEMORABLE CHARACTERS. AND THE LONELY, LOVELY STELLA MARZ . . . IS ONE OF HIS BEST. USA Today
  • ENGROSSING . . . TRUE SUSPENSE. San Francisco Chronicle

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ron | 2/10/2014

    " Nancy 3 stars; Ron 3 stars "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 B | 1/18/2014

    " good characters. Interesting plot on corruption & public projects "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Meghan Mcbain | 1/8/2014

    " Not for the squeamish "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Andrew Hallett | 1/2/2014

    " This is one of my most favorite authors, but I have to admit that, though I enjoyed it, it is not one of his best books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Abby Jean | 12/25/2013

    " blah blah legal thriller blah. fake cleveland setting and intrigue around the baseball stadium and race relations and just watch the wire instead. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Audrey | 12/12/2013

    " If you like a "who dunnit", this is the one for you. An intriguing storyline with lots of detail. Very easy to read and had the ability to keep me turning the pages. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dad | 11/26/2013

    " Pretty intense. I'm surprised this one was never made into a movie. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cindy Kester | 11/18/2013

    " I enjoy reading Richard North Patterson, he's intriguing and keeps you interested the whole way through the book. This was another hit. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lou | 11/8/2013

    " I picked this up on a whim and was lucky enough to have made a good choice. This is the first I read by Richard North Patterson and while it was dark, with some complex characters, it was a difficult book to walk away from. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Janne | 8/21/2013

    " I had a hard time putting this book down. It is a dark story - some supposedly good people are not who they appear to be, others are just evil and don't care. There were enough twists and turns to keep me guessing - I liked it! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Julie | 6/3/2013

    " Dark Lady by Richard North Patterson (2000) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jonathan | 5/28/2013

    " Patterson weaves an intricate web of intrigue about a down-and-out old mill town in the Midwest that is trying to re-define itself. The corruption, back-stabbing, twisted fantasies, and ultimate resolution are well-crafted and enjoyable. Recommended. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lynda Kelly | 5/10/2013

    " I realy enjoyed this and I like his books but don't have many of them for some reason. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dee Dee Lear | 11/18/2012

    " still same series...great author "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joel Schaefer | 10/4/2012

    " Good mixture of politics and intrigue. It took a little time to get going, but was worth it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Linda | 4/14/2012

    " Just okay. Patterson's more recent books are thought provoking and interesting. This is formulaic. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lisa Orchard | 3/21/2012

    " I love mysteries and this one was a great read! Realistic characters and an awesome story that kept me turning the pages! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nancy | 3/10/2012

    " Nancy 3 stars; Ron 3 stars "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ed | 2/14/2012

    " A good political thriller.... Enjoyed it thoroughly. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Debbie | 1/21/2012

    " Interesting story, good main character development. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teresa | 3/1/2011

    " love a book that I can't put down "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Janne | 1/17/2011

    " I had a hard time putting this book down. It is a dark story - some supposedly good people are not who they appear to be, others are just evil and don't care. There were enough twists and turns to keep me guessing - I liked it! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 April | 9/20/2010

    " Solid research add details to the plot which equal a good story and strong characters, who are very believable. I liked this book very much. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jonathan | 7/14/2010

    " Patterson weaves an intricate web of intrigue about a down-and-out old mill town in the Midwest that is trying to re-define itself. The corruption, back-stabbing, twisted fantasies, and ultimate resolution are well-crafted and enjoyable. Recommended. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lynda | 4/12/2010

    " I realy enjoyed this and I like his books but don't have many of them for some reason. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Abby | 11/4/2009

    " blah blah legal thriller blah. fake cleveland setting and intrigue around the baseball stadium and race relations and just watch the wire instead. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Debbie | 3/4/2009

    " Interesting story, good main character development. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Julie | 1/18/2009

    " Dark Lady by Richard North Patterson (2000) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teresa | 12/19/2008

    " love a book that I can't put down "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bob | 1/4/2008

    " good characters. Interesting plot on corruption & public projects "

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About the Author
Author Richard North Patterson

Richard North Patterson is the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil’s Light, In the Name of Honor, The Spire, and a number of other bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. Formerly a trial lawyer, he was the SEC’s liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor and has served on the boards of several Washington advocacy groups. Patterson has appeared on such programs as the Today show, Good Morning America, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and Buchanan and Press

About the Narrator

Anne Twomey is an accomplished actress of both stage and screen. Her Broadway credits include Orpheus Descending with Vanessa Redgrave, To Grandmother’s House We Go, and Nuts, for which she received a Tony nomination and a Theatre World Award. Her many television appearances include guest roles on Seinfeld, Law & Order: SVU, Spin City, and the Christopher Reeves’ movie-of-the-week Rear Window. She has also appeared in the films Picture Perfect and Orpheus Descending.