As a medical examiner, Samantha Owens knows her job is to make a certain sense of death with crisp methodology and precision instruments. But the day the Tennessee floods took her husband and children, the light vanished from Sam’s life. She has been pulled into a suffocating grief no amount of workaholic ardor can penetrate - until she receives a peculiar call from Washington, D.C. On the other end of the line is an old boyfriend’s mother, asking Sam to do a second autopsy on her son.
This main character is way over the top in her guilt, and the eventual explanation given for it is far from satisfactory. The overall story is intere..Show More »sting but there are several unanswered questions. Left me wanting to know the answers.« Show Less
Dr. Samantha Owens is starting over: new city, new job, new man, new life. She’s trying to put some distance between herself and the devastating loss of her husband and children - but old hurts leave scars. Before she’s even unpacked her office at Georgetown University’s forensic pathology department, she’s called to consult on a case that’s rocked the capital and the country. An unknown pathogen released into the Washington Metro has caused nationwide panic. Three people died - just three. A miracle and a puzzle....
This 2nd book in the series has another imaginative plot and the return of several complex and interesting characters. And Joyce Bean is a great narr..Show More »ator. Waiting for the next one.« Show Less