Evidence of Murder

Lisa Black, Author . Morrow $24.99 (345p) ISBN 978-0-06-154448-4

In this sequel to Takeover , Black paints a believable portrait of a professional woman struggling to move on with her life. Cleveland forensic scientist Theresa MacLean has been in a fog of grief since her fiancé, Paul Cleary, was killed in a bank robbery eight months earlier, but her latest case needs all the concentration she can muster. When 24-year-old Jillian Perry, a former escort, turns up dead in the woods, Theresa doubts the police theory that Jillian committed suicide. Jillian was the devoted mother of a five-month-old, and her husband of three weeks, who wasn't the child's father, was on the verge of making big bucks with the innovative video game he and a partner had developed. As Theresa re-examines the evidence, a man claiming to be Jillian's boyfriend wants to claim her body and petitions for custody of her baby. Was he a boyfriend or a stalker? This fast-paced thriller features a lot of detailed forensics with a rip-roaring ending. (Sept.)

Reviewed on: 07/20/2009
Release date: 09/01/2009
Genre: Fiction
Paperback - 446 pages - 978-0-06-188395-8
Ebook - 368 pages - 978-0-06-193713-2
Mass Market Paperbound - 358 pages - 978-0-06-154450-7
Downloadable Audio - 978-1-4498-6965-6
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