Unlike many adaptations of best-selling crime novels, Michael O'Hara's slick reworking of James Patterson's thriller feels neither padded or excessively condensed; it also preserves the book's feminist slant without feeling didactic.
San Francisco detective Lindsay Boxer's (Tracy Pollan) first priority is career; neither her health nor the cultivation of stable, long-term relationships occupies much of her time. Her latest case involves the slaying of
a bride and groom in the bridal suite of the Royal Marquis Hotel; much to her r surprise, Lindsay's new partner turns out to be her current fling, Captain Chris Raleigh (Gil Bellows). As Boxer and Raleigh juggle their...