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Meanwhile, Charlie Carlson, a Seattle homicide detective, is investigating the murder of a man whose body washed up on the beach of Puget Sound, but he's got little to go on. He has no dental work, fingerprints aren't on file, and he doesn't match any missing person reports. Then a church pianist is senselessly gunned down before horrified parishioners.All three cases seem unrelated-but are they? Together, Mia and Charlie race to find the answer before another crime hits too close to home.
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Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2015
Series: Mia Quinn Mystery
It should have been an open and shut murder case, but Mia Quinn finds out nothing about it is simple.
After a young Chinese prostitute is stabbed to death by her rich American client, the tabloids dub Dandan Yee "Lethal Beauty"despite the fact that she was the one who ended up dead. Yet even with double standards and naked prejudice working against her, Seattle prosecutor Mia Quinn is determined to get justice for Dandan Yee.
But when a key witness goes missing and an unsavory juror shuts down deliberations without explanation, Mia fears the trialand the laware being tampered with.
A constellation of fresh killings has Mia and homicide detective Charlie Carlson searching for a common source and puts Mias family in the crosshairs of a Chinese crime cabal. Meanwhile, Dandan Yees mother has opted to take matters into her own hands . . . and the stakes get more lethal overnight.
In the midst of all this, Mia has to contend with a fifteen-year-old son who is growing up too fast for his own good and the idea that Charlie might want to be more than just friends. Can Mia and Charlie stop the murders and still keep her family safe? Or is the very act of seeking justice enough to cost her everythingand everyoneshe loves?
Lis Wiehl is one of the nations most prominent trial lawyers and highly regarded legal commentators. The former legal analyst for Fox News and the OReilly Factor, she has appeared regularly on Your World with Neil Cavuto, Lou Dobbs Tonight, and the Imus morning shows, and was the host of the Wiehl of Justice podcast. She is also a professor at New York Law School and a host on the Law & Crime live trial network. A former legal analyst and reporter for NBC News and NPRs All Things Considered, she also served as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorneys office and was a tenured professor of law at the University of Washington. Wiehl earned her JD from Harvard Law School and her MA in literature from the University of Queensland. She lives near New York City.
New York Times bestselling author Wiehl has written a high-stakes suspense that starts with the very first page. Lethal Beauty, book three in the Mia Quinn Mystery series, has all of the elements of a top notch mystery: missing witnesses, jury tampering, and a parent that tries to take justice into her own hands. CBA Retailers + Resources
The third installment of Wiehls Mia Quinn series takes the action and intrigue up another notch. The suspense is exciting throughout, with international ties and a fascinating side story about Mias son that is quite pertinent for todays reader. Romantic Times
'In Wiehl and Henrys page-turning third Mia Quinn mystery (after 2014s A Deadly Business) . . . The book moves effortlessly from one interesting character to another.'
'Wiehl's partnership with Henry brings out her humanity without the supernatural side that emerges in her other books written with Pete Nelson.Fans of Mia Quinn (A Deadly Business, 2014, etc.) will find this a well-considered addition to the series.'