Smash Cut

A Novel

Smash Cut

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown returns with a new novel hot on the heels of Smoke Screen that contains her trademarks—shocking twists, breathless suspense, and sizzle.

• Death imitating art: When a prominent Atlanta businessman is shot and killed during an armed robbery, it appears to be a situation of wrong place, wrong time. But his friend Julie rutledge believes differently and sets out to prove that it was murder, orchestrated by the victim’s nephew, Creighton Wheeler. representing him is famed defense lawyer Derek mitchell, who soon realizes that his client is as depraved as Julie claims, that Creighton doesn’t just enjoy movies, he reenacts them—and that he’s made Julie and Derek his unwilling costars.

• Blockbuster author: Sandra Brown’s novels are favorites of critics and readers alike. Smoke Screen debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and at #2 on the Canadian Bestseller List. Play Dirty and Ricochet both debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list. The International Thriller Writers Association named Brown the Thriller master of 2008. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly described Ricochet as a “stand-out thriller,” and The Providence Journal called Play Dirty “a masterpiece of nouveau noir.” Stephen King says of Sandra Brown’s Hello, Darkness: “If you want romantic suspense that has teeth—big ones—she’s your gal.”

• A sleep-with-the-lights-on thriller: Brown is one of the rare writers whose books captivate male and female readers alike. In her newest tale, Sandra Brown delivers another action-packed page-turner that will leave readers on the edge of their seats.

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About the Author

Sandra Brown
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Sandra Brown

Sandra Brown is the author of sixty-seven New York Times bestsellers, including Mean Streak, Deadline, Low Pressure, and Smoke Screen. Brown began her writing career in 1981 and since then has published over seventy novels, most of which remain in print. Sandra and her husband, Michael Brown, live in Arlington, Texas.