A Thriller Involving Two Friends with a Dangerous Secret
By Stephen White
Dutton, $26.95, 384 pages
Three years after a woman’s apparent suicide, psychologist Alan Gregory and his friend, Detective Sam Purdy, believed they were in the clear, but word of a new witness has them scrambling for answers. Someone overheard them when they discussed their role in her death. ||As catastrophic fires threaten the city, Alan also worries about his longtime friend and fellow psychologist, Diane, who seems headed for a breakdown. Unusual new patients add to the stress. As the story unfolds clues from the past are revealed, explaining how a psychologist and a detective found themselves facing possible murder charges.
Stephen White is the author of the New York Times bestselling Alan Gregory novels. In this series, he draws upon over fifteen years of clinical practice as a psychologist to create captivating and believable characters.
This is the final book in a series starring Alan Gregory. However, even without having read the previous books, this one stands alone as a wonderfully suspenseful and entertaining tale.
Reviewed By Fran Byram