By G. H. Ephron
If the single witness to a homicide has amnesia, how do you seize the killer?
Instead of matching fingerprints or DNA, forensic psychologist Dr. Peter Zak solves instances via learning mental clues and phenomena. Peter, whose distinctiveness is the mind and behaviour, consults for the Boston public defenders place of work, examining the idea approaches and personalities of witnesses and defendants.
Sylvia Jackson was once shot within the head and left for useless, her boyfriend murdered. Waking from a coma after six weeks, she recollects nothing-until 3 months later, while she starts to keep in mind info of the crime and the killer. ultimately, Syl accuses her ex-husband, remembering what appears like incontrovertible facts of his guilt. yet Stuart Jackson turns out destroyed by way of his ex's ordeal; may possibly he particularly be responsible of this vicious crime?
Peter give up consulting on trials a 12 months in the past whilst his spouse was once brutally murdered via a killer angered by way of Peter's recommendation of an madness safety. but if his previous colleagues demand aid with this extraordinary case, he's hooked. It's Peter's activity to figure out how trustworthy Syl's reminiscence particularly is, and to exploit these thoughts to discover the truth.
Amnesia is certain to be the beginning of an interesting and unique crime series.
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