Married or Established Couple
Murder / Crime / Serial Killer
Mystery / Suspense
Fade to Black (sex scenes are mostly implied and use euphemistic language)
United States: New England / Northeast
Big City / Urban
Police Station / Precinct
Sexual / Gender Identity:
discussion of violence in relation to crime
The Carpenter/Harding Series, Book 9
By Barbara Winkes
Ellie tries to clear an innocent man's name
Did George Wilder die in prison serving a life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit?
A reporter asks Ellie on behalf of Wilder’s family to look into the decades old murder. When initial inquiries raise doubts about Wilder’s guilt, Ellie thinks that the real killer might have gone unpunished, but she doesn’t have much time to prove her theory. Jordan gets more than she bargains for when she accepts a tip from a detective with another precinct. The murder of a local store owner turns out to have international implications.
Together, Jordan and Ellie work on the most important project of their lives…