life is murder, who can you trust?
One minute Mia Quinn is in her
basement, chatting on the phone with a colleague at the prosecutor’s office.
The next minute she hears a gunshot over the line, and Mia listens in horror as
her colleague and friend Colleen bleeds to death.
Mia’s a natural for heading up the
murder investigation, but these days it’s all she can do to hold her life
together. As a new widow with a pile of debts, a troubled teenaged son, and a four-year-old
who wakes up screaming at night, she needs more time with her family, not less—and
working Colleen’s case will be especially demanding. But Colleen was her
friend, and she needs to keep her job. So Mia reluctantly teams up with
detective Charlie Carlson to investigate. But the deeper they dig, the more
complications unfold—even the unsettling possibility that someone may be coming
Lis Wiehl’s signature plot twists and
relatable characters shine in this absorbing series debut . . . with an
intriguing cameo from her best-selling Triple Threat series.
“A stunning crime series debut . . .
Smart, suspenseful, and full of twists that only an insider like Wiehl could
pull off .” —Linda Fairstein, New York Times best-selling