…… Must Read For Followers Of The Cleary Case Files! …….
Book 3 in the Cleary Case File series introduces Jaimie Carpenter, a brilliant medical researcher who’s tagged by the FBI to identify the cause of a deadly superbug outbreak. A novice at intrigue, Carpenter is faced with too many suspects and a partner who could take advantage of her naiveté.
Meanwhile, FBI Agent Shawn Cleary is trying to convince her associates that recent suicides are the result of an ingenious criminal conspiracy. She theorizes that a splinter group is mimicking the NSA’s eavesdropping, identifying would be criminals, and cleverly eliminating them. The self-named Patronus prevents a massacre and declares society as its client.
The disparate cases are merged with the hard-edged Cleary acting as a mentor to Carpenter, trying to keep her focused on their common goals – find the perpetrators and prevent a pandemic. The novel races to a stunning conclusion tempting the reader to scan the chapters a second time looking for missed clues.