I listened to this book. The narrator was excellent. The plot was good and very well written. Characters well developed. Avery, the female former crim..Show More »inal defense lawyer turned detective, is a strong, intelligent, complicated woman. She endures the macho dislike of her fellow officers who blame her for the death of her partner in a previous case. She solves the case in spite how they treat her because she uses her mind and intelligence. I listened non-stop to the entire book beginning to end. The author has the ability to make some of the characters so real that they made me dislike them intensely. Good book!