By Annelise Ryan
As the only mother of an brisk baby and an investigator operating for the scientific examiner’s workplace in small-town Sorenson, Wisconsin, Mattie is used to her existence being a juggling act. yet now that she’s moved in with Detective Steve Hurley and his teenaged daughter Emily, and has began making plans their marriage ceremony, her domestic existence is calling extra like a three-ring circus. And together with her boss and buddy, Izzy, without notice having a healthiness obstacle, she couldn't be extra thankful for the most recent employees member within the ME’s place of work, Hal Dawson.
All too quick her gratitude turns to surprise while a floating physique discovered trapped opposed to a dam seems to be Hal, however the explanation for loss of life isn’t drowning—his throat’s been slashed. Hal was once alleged to be fishing on his time off along with his female friend. And whilst their empty boat is located in a close-by lake, the whereabouts of the girl turns into a fair extra pressing question.
To discover what particularly occurred to her coworker, Mattie might have to rock the boat. yet a killer is simply as made up our minds to maintain the reality from ever surfacing, no matter if that suggests making Mattie the following one to move under.
Praise for Annelise Ryan and her Mattie Winston series
“The funniest deputy coroner to chop up a corpse on account that, good, ever!” —Laura Levine, writer of Killer Cruise
“A puzzler of a secret. Annelise Ryan has created a sensible and saucy heroine in Mattie Winston . . . What a thrill ride!” —New York occasions bestselling writer Jenn McKinlay
“Has all of it: suspense, laughter, a highly spiced sprint of romance.” —New York occasions bestselling writer Tess Gerritsen
“Entertaining . . . one other successful mystery.” —New York instances bestselling writer Leann Sweeney
“Sassy, attractive, and suspenseful.” —New York instances bestselling writer Carolyn Hart
“[Ryan] easily blends humor, detailed characters, and genuine forensic detail.” —Publishers Weekly
“The forensic information will curiosity Patricia Cornwell readers . . . whereas the usually slapstick humor and the blossoming romance among Mattie and Hurley will draw Evanovich fans.” —Booklist
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