Her success in writing has been endorsed by the writing community in the form of awards. She received a RITA award in 2002 for the best suspense novel (The Surgeon). In 2006, her book “Vanish” was granted the Nero Award for best mystery novel. It was also nominated for the Edgar and Macavity Awards.
Nineteen years ago, a murder-suicide in a Chinatown restaurant resulted in the death of five people, but one woman connected to it is still alive. She knows of a secret that lives and breathes in the shadows of Chinatown, and one shes scared to divulge. Solving the case, Rizzoli and Isles must outfox an unseen enemy.