Addiction (Peter Zak, Book 2) by G. H. Ephron

Addiction (Peter Zak, Book 2) by G. H. Ephron

By G. H. Ephron

Amnesia, G.H. Ephron's acclaimed debut, brought forensic neuropsychologist and professional safety witness Dr. Peter Zak. Returning in dependancy, Peter is again within the thick of items on the Pearce Psychiatric heart, dealing with sufferers in addition to daily ordinary administrative nightmares on the sanatorium, like budgetary matters, development, and colleagues' drug trials. after which the worst nightmare of all-the homicide of a colleague.

Such an occasion, if it weren't devastating adequate, rekindles Peter's thoughts of the homicide of his spouse, which left Peter emotionally shattered and remoted; he's only in the near past all started to emerge. yet he can't retreat this time; he needs to use his services to aid reconstruct this baffling and extremely own killing.

Peter discovers his buddy and previous lover, Pearce psychiatrist Channing Temple, lifeless from a gunshot wound on health facility grounds. Her 16-year-old daughter Olivia is status over the physique, retaining a gun. Did Olivia, who has been abusing Ritalin and different medicines, kill her mom? Peter thinks now not, yet she is readily arraigned for homicide, and he has in basic terms weeks to discover the killer prior to Olivia is shipped to legal. during this annoying and compelling moment installment in a hugely lauded sequence, the gifted writing workforce often called G.H. Ephron tackles the risks and misconceptions surrounding addiction...and the chaos of homicide.

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That he looked more intelligent than he was, and that a fine expression concealed a second-rate ability; something of that sort. In any case, he looked the wrong kind of husband for a stupid and promiscuous wife. -50- 'I don't know much of it's if He spoke slowly, Watson importance,' measured voice. 'But, as you wished to see every one who had spoken to Sir Malcolm this evening, I thought I had better remain. Though, as a replied. ' 'It's a brief one. I was anxious to have a few words with His Excellency this evening on a personal matter, so at about a quarter to eleven I came along to this office and knocked at the door.

Okay,' Vachell said cheerfully. He threw the diary on to the Governor's desk and left it lying under the reading- lamp. 'We'll let it lie until the chief returns. ' compressed, watched Jeudwine methodihunting through the papers. The search took time, but no one spoke. Vachell lounged against the desk, hands in pockets, eyes fixed on Jeudwine's fingers. The tramp of the KALI guard outside the windows sounded at regular intervals through the room. Pallett stood by, something tense and unrelaxed in his attitude.

E. mentioned yesterday he wanted a dose. ' A sudden silence oppressed the three men in possession of the dead Governor's study. Hannibal's powders, one of the murdered man's last thoughts on earth; his affection for the dachshund, how he used to whistle it to his heels every morning when he went for his daily ride in the hills; the dog's cushion, spattered with red hairs, in the corner of the room. VachelPs even-toned voice continued: 'Then there's one more note. m. " That's — — . . -44- There was a silence.

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