For ten years, the Suicide King murder case was considered closed. then technology caught up to a previously untestable piece of evidence: a trace of DNA.
Ordinarily, criminalist Billie Quinn would dispassionately analyze the evidence and report the results. But this case defied ordinary. The Suicide King's crimes conjured up memories of another victim: her mother. Billie needed to look into convicted killer David Falco's eyes to see if he was man or monster.
She saw an innocent man.
Not everyone shared her certainty, including the detective who sometimes warmed her bed. He believed she'd been duped. Seduced, even. But DNA didn't lie. DNA set David free. Then the killing began....
|Series:||A Billie Quinn Case , #75|
|File size:||610 KB|
About the Author
Erica's books have been noted in US Weekly magazine (where they were twice selected for the "Hot Book Pick"), Cosmopolitan (which declared Spanish Disco "hilarious"), Romantic Times, as well as countless newspapers and online sites. Her books range from the funny Spanish Disco to The Roofer, a dark mob saga set in Hell's Kitchen, to Do They Wear High Heels in Heaven? (declared "groundbreaking" by Romantic Times).
In her supposed free time, Erica is an avid poker player and enjoys entertaining at home. She is an avid reader of philosophy and enjoys hunting for new Buddha statues for her collection. Her web site is ericaorloff.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
In New Jersey genetic criminologist Billie Quinn assumes the convicted are guilty with little room for a mistake fostered by being the offspring of a mobster who along with his colleagues always claimed innocence even when caught during the act of breaking the law. She never knew when her dad might not come home when he is a guest of the state in fact he is about to be released from Rahway. Her mom was murdered when she was nine though the person arrested had an airtight alibi. ------ Former NFL star and now lawyer Joe Franklin and Sister Catherine ¿CC¿ Christine hire The Genetic Testing laboratory to evaluate evidence that convicted David Falco of rape and murder ten years ago in the infamous Suicide-King case. Billie and her boss Lewis LeBarge begin to look at what has been collected so far. As always, Billie¿s first reaction when she is asked to prove the innocence of a convicted murderer is he is guilty. However, Billie begins to change her mind and for the first time wonders if the system has convicted the wrong person. Using new DNA testing to prove her new assertion, Billie is unaware that the true culprit is observing her progress if she gets to close she will become the next victim.------- This is a terrific criminal investigation tale that will hook the audience with the work performed by Billie and Lewis. The case is a fabulous did he do it while the support cast enhances the plot as they either bring out the best and worst in Billie and Lewis or further the inquiries. Fans of powerful sleuthing mysteries will appreciate this fine drama that never slows down once the GTL team accept the case and will want future investigations starring the ensemble.------- Harriet Klausner