By G. H. Ephron
If the single witness to a homicide has amnesia, how do you capture the killer?
Instead of matching fingerprints or DNA, forensic psychologist Dr. Peter Zak solves instances through learning mental clues and phenomena. Peter, whose distinctiveness is the mind and behaviour, consults for the Boston public defenders workplace, reading the concept techniques and personalities of witnesses and defendants.
Sylvia Jackson was once shot within the head and left for useless, her boyfriend murdered. Waking from a coma after six weeks, she recollects nothing-until 3 months later, whilst she starts to keep in mind information of the crime and the killer. ultimately, Syl accuses her ex-husband, remembering what feels like incontrovertible proof of his guilt. yet Stuart Jackson turns out destroyed via his ex's ordeal; may possibly he quite be to blame of this vicious crime?
Peter hand over consulting on trials a 12 months in the past while his spouse used to be brutally murdered by means of a killer angered via Peter's recommendation of an madness protection. but if his outdated colleagues demand support with this weird and wonderful case, he's hooked. It's Peter's activity to figure out how trustworthy Syl's reminiscence rather is, and to exploit these thoughts to discover the truth.
Amnesia is sure to be the beginning of an exciting and unique crime series.
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Amnesia (Peter Zak, Book 1) by G. H. Ephron