By Annelise Ryan
As the one mother of an lively child and an investigator operating for the scientific examiner’s place of work in small-town Sorenson, Wisconsin, Mattie is used to her lifestyles 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 lifestyles is calling extra like a three-ring circus. And together with her boss and pal, Izzy, by surprise having a health and wellbeing trouble, she couldn't be extra thankful for the most recent employees member within the ME’s workplace, Hal Dawson.
All too quick her gratitude turns to surprise while a floating physique stumbled on trapped opposed to a dam seems to be Hal, however the reason for loss of life isn’t drowning—his throat’s been slashed. Hal was once presupposed to be fishing on his break day along with his female friend. And whilst their empty boat is located in a close-by lake, the whereabouts of the lady turns into a good extra pressing question.
To discover what relatively occurred to her coworker, Mattie might have to rock the boat. yet a killer is simply as decided to maintain the reality from ever surfacing, whether that implies making Mattie the following one to head under.
Praise for Annelise Ryan and her Mattie Winston series
“The funniest deputy coroner to chop up a corpse considering the fact 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, horny, and suspenseful.” —New York instances bestselling writer Carolyn Hart
“[Ryan] easily blends humor, special characters, and real forensic detail.” —Publishers Weekly
“The forensic info will curiosity Patricia Cornwell readers . . . whereas the usually slapstick humor and the blossoming romance among Mattie and Hurley will draw Evanovich fans.” —Booklist