When life is murder, who can you trust? One minute Mia Quinn is in her basement, chatting on the phone with a colleague at the prosecutor s office. The next minute there s a gunshot over the line, and Mia listens in horror as her colleague and friend Colleen bleeds to death. Mia s a natural for heading up the murder investigation, but these days it s all she can do to hold her life together. As a new widow with a pile of debts, a troubled teenaged son, and a four-year-old who wakes up screaming at night, she needs more time with her family, not less and working Colleen s case will be especially demanding. But Colleen was her friend, and she needs to keep her job. So she reluctantly teams up with detective Charlie Carlson to investigate Colleen s death. But the deeper they dig, the more complications unfold even the unsettling possibility that someone may be coming after her. Lis Wiehl s signature plot twists and relatable characters shine in this absorbing series debut . . .with an intriguing cameo from her best-selling Triple Threat series."