By G. H. Ephron

Amnesia, G.H. Ephron's acclaimed debut, brought forensic neuropsychologist and professional security 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 general 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 assist reconstruct this baffling and very own killing.

Peter discovers his pal and previous lover, Pearce psychiatrist Channing Temple, lifeless from a gunshot wound on clinic grounds. Her 16-year-old daughter Olivia is status over the physique, conserving a gun. Did Olivia, who has been abusing Ritalin and different medicines, kill her mom? Peter thinks now not, yet she is readily arraigned for homicide, and he has basically weeks to discover the killer earlier than Olivia is shipped to criminal. during this annoying and compelling moment installment in a hugely lauded sequence, the gifted writing crew often called G.H. Ephron tackles the hazards and misconceptions surrounding addiction...and the chaos of homicide.

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