By Ingrid Thoft
“Thoft’s gripping sequel...A quirky and empathetic heroine, a fast-moving plot, and a shock finishing make this a winner.”
Firecracker P.I. Fina Ludlow returns within the subsequent hard-driving access within the acclaimed sequence via Ingrid Thoft.
It’s been a pair months seeing that Fina’s final substantial case—the one who uncovered darkish kinfolk secrets and techniques and known as Fina’s kin loyalty into question—but there’s no relaxation for the weary, in particular whilst your boss is Carl Ludlow.
Renata Sanchez, a unmarried mom by way of selection, desires to examine the identification of her daughter Rosie’s sperm donor. A confidentiality contract and Rosie’s reticence could deter different moms, yet no longer Renata, nor Carl, who’s confident that complaints regarding cryobanks and sperm donors should be “the subsequent giant thing.” Fina uncovers the donor’s identification, however the strategy to that secret is simply the start: inside of hours of the case going public, Rosie’s donor turns up dead.
Fina didn’t sign up for a homicide research, yet she can’t stroll clear of a loss of life she could have set in movement. She digs deeper and discovers that DNA doesn’t inform the complete tale and occasionally, cracking that code could have lethal effects.
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D e ad l y E r r o r s | 25 “Here,” he said, handing it to his partner. At 57 Bill still looked like a Marine drill sergeant. Lanky, not an ounce of extra fat. From running every day, Tyler thought. Compulsive about it. Also clad in green scrubs, Bill held up a rectangular oak box the size of a small jewelry case. Loupes. Magnifying eyeglasses worn by most neurosurgeons. ” His partner spun the combination lock to his locker. A triangle of sweat darkened the midline of Bill’s scrub shirt by at least two shades.
Aggravate the vocal cords into spasm and the resulting lack of oxygen will cause Larry’s brain to crush the brain stem. He lifted Larry’s chin, tilting the entire head back toward him and opened the mouth. Laryngoscope in left hand, he slipped the silver blade into the mouth and over the tongue, inserting almost all the curved part before pulling straight up. The pale pink larynx popped into view, both vocal cords glistening in the light. Holding the scope steady, never losing sight of the cords, he held out his right hand.
Well then—” “I’ll do it,” Tyler interrupted. ” Soon as the words flew from his mouth a feeling of panic shouldered aside his confident reply. Unlike the well-lit operating room where a few anesthesiologists allowed him to practice this skill, this area had poor lighting and he was wedged awkwardly between the scanner and the wall. ” The CT tech pulled the white sheet over Larry’s exposed genitals. Pale yellow urine flowed down the plastic tube toward the collection bag. The nurse gently pushed Tyler aside as she wheeled a stretcher next to the scanner.
Identity (Fina Ludlow, Book 2) by Ingrid Thoft