By G. H. Ephron
Amnesia, G.H. Ephron's acclaimed debut, brought forensic neuropsychologist and specialist protection witness Dr. Peter Zak. Returning in habit, Peter is again within the thick of items on the Pearce Psychiatric heart, dealing with sufferers in addition to daily common administrative nightmares on the health facility, like budgetary issues, development, and colleagues' drug trials. after which the worst nightmare of all-the homicide of a colleague.
Such an occasion, if it weren't devastating sufficient, rekindles Peter's stories of the homicide of his spouse, which left Peter emotionally shattered and remoted; he's only in the near past began to emerge. yet he can't retreat this time; he needs to use his services to aid reconstruct this baffling and extremely own killing.
Peter discovers his good friend and previous lover, Pearce psychiatrist Channing Temple, lifeless from a gunshot wound on health facility grounds. Her 16-year-old daughter Olivia is status over the physique, protecting a gun. Did Olivia, who has been abusing Ritalin and different medicines, kill her mom? Peter thinks no longer, yet she is readily arraigned for homicide, and he has simply weeks to discover the killer sooner than Olivia is distributed to felony. during this stressful and compelling moment installment in a hugely lauded sequence, the gifted writing workforce referred to as G.H. Ephron tackles the risks and misconceptions surrounding addiction...and the chaos of homicide.
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