There's one final diary, the fifth, for Marty to read in
the mysterious tale of his mother Judy Cooper's life as the
Black Stiletto. Will he find out if Leo Kelly is his
father, or is it someone else? As Judy gets closer to death
from Alzheimer's, Marty and his daughter Gina are in a rush
to learn the truth of her past. Someone from Judy's past is
out to even the score in the present, putting her family in
serious danger. Will the final diary reveal who the killer
is and the motive behind their villainous pursuit?
Raymond Benson's exhilarating Black Stiletto mystery
series culminates with THE BLACK STILETTO; ENDINGS &
BEGINNINGS, the most thrilling story yet in this brilliant
saga. The suspense is kept at an intense level throughout
as the past and present collide, providing readers with a
hugely satisfying conclusion.
Raymond Benson's The Black Stiletto: Endings &
Beginnings is the startling, climactic finale to the
five-book, critically-acclaimed saga of The Black Stiletto.
It's 1962. Judy Cooper, the Black Stiletto, is devastated
at the betrayal by her nemesis and former lover, mobster
Leo Kelly. Additionally, Leo and his psychotically
dangerous sister, Christina, have set out to ruin the
Stiletto's reputation in L.A. with a series of crimes that
are made to appear as if the crime-fighter is responsible.
The very pregnant Judy must fight back only with her wits
and cunning - until disaster strikes and she is forced to
flee to her old home town in Texas for the final showdown
Meanwhile, in the present, the Alzheimer's that afflicts
elderly Judy is in its last stage, but her son and
granddaughter, Martin and Gina, must continue to protect
her from the past's last remaining assault, culminating in
a cathartic and explosive conclusion.