Books Hell Gate by Linda A. Fairstein Hardcover, 382 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleHell GateAuthorLinda A. Fairstein Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Investigating two cases, including a human trafficking shipwreck and a New York congressman's sex scandal, Alexandra Cooper discovers a common clue that links both cases and puts her life in danger. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Hell Gate Chris Silas Neal Critics' Lists: Summer 2010 Top Reads: Summer Heat Sparks Rise In Crime Novels June 17, 2010 It's no mystery that the Swedes know how to write really good ones. But among the authors with the gift to spin out superior thrillers is a trio of American women and, oddly, the guy who gave us Mr. Magoo. Now, the suspense is over: Mystery fiction aficionado Maureen Corrigan relishes the best of the whodunits.