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By G. H. Ephron

Amnesia, G.H. Ephron's acclaimed debut, brought forensic neuropsychologist and specialist protection witness Dr. Peter Zak. Returning in dependancy, Peter is again within the thick of items on the Pearce Psychiatric middle, dealing with sufferers in addition to daily typical administrative nightmares on the health facility, like budgetary issues, 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 just recently all started to emerge. yet he can't retreat this time; he needs to use his services to assist reconstruct this baffling and extremely own killing.

Peter discovers his good friend and previous lover, Pearce psychiatrist Channing Temple, useless from a gunshot wound on health facility grounds. Her 16-year-old daughter Olivia is status over the physique, maintaining a gun. Did Olivia, who has been abusing Ritalin and different medicines, kill her mom? Peter thinks now not, yet she is instantly arraigned for homicide, and he has in basic terms weeks to discover the killer sooner than Olivia is distributed to legal. during this annoying and compelling moment installment in a hugely lauded sequence, the proficient writing staff referred to as G.H. Ephron tackles the risks and misconceptions surrounding addiction...and the chaos of homicide.

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