Alafair Burke's books include the standalone thrillers Long Gone and If You Were Here - an Amazon Best Mystery Novel of 2013 - and her acclaimed series starring NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher, the most recent of which, Never Tell, was a Kindle bestseller. A former Deputy District Attorney in Portland, Oregon, Alafair is now a Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School, where she teaches criminal law and procedure.
Published: January 2022
The past refuses to be forgotten in this gripping new thriller from the author of The Wife and The Better Sister.
Published: January 2020
Keep your enemies close and your sister closer...The Better Sister is a sublime novel of suspense, from an emerging master of the form.
Published: May 2019
A twisty tale of domestic noir, from the author of the bestselling The Wife: I betrayed my sister while standing on the main stairs of the Metropolitan museum in a beaded Versace gown ...
Published: August 2018
The Wife is the standalone follow-up to Alafair Burke's brilliant, Edgar nominated The Ex (2016)
Published: January 2017
Twenty years ago she ruined his life. Now she has the chance to save it.
Published: April 2015
In her first series book for Faber, Alafair Burke returns to one of the most memorable characters in contemporary US crime writing, NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher.
Published: January 2015
In this electrifying thriller, a rookie detective goes undercover on the Internet dating scene to draw out a serial killer targeting single women in Manhattan.
Published: May 2014
A young pickpocket is pulled from the tracks of a subway station seconds before an oncoming train's arrival. When a video of the incident briefly emerges it unlocks a mystery that goes back over a decade.