Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Edge of black by J.T. Ellison


I like Dr. Samantha Owens she is such a strong character and has gone through so much.
Now she has moved to Washington D.C. and starting a new job teaching at Georgetown University’s forensic pathology department. Has left her home and job as head of forensic after the losses of her family. She has new friends that she is starting here in D.C.
While she is being a guest lecture one of her students is very ill. She decides it will be faster to just take her to hospital than get ambulance thier. So with two other students she goes to emergency room and it is very busy.
There has been a chemical attack in the subway. She tries to go down to help and Sam ends up back at hospital to be decontamened.
Sam finds her lover Xander Whitfield back in town from fishing. Xander was in the army, but he was raised by hippies who lived off the land in Colorado. He was on some websites the night before the attack and saw something about a attack might take place.
A detective Fletch that Sam had come into contact with a former boyfriends murder that she helped him solve asks her to come help on a victim that was top secret.
Thier is a lot of drama trying to figure out who did the attack and what was the poison that was used and how come only 3 people died when everyone else just got sick.
I don't want to give away the plot anymore but it got intense with everyone not sure what was going on. Did not trust certain people or groups.
Thier are a lot of smart powerful women characters in this book from different jobs and life choices. Both Fletch and Xander care about Sam. We also get to see more of Xander life back in Colorado.
The story line is believable you can tell thier was a lot of research into the different aspects of the novel. I did not want to put the book down till I had finshed. I have enjoyed reading J.T. Ellison books and look forward to reading more of them in the future.
I was given this ebook to read in exchange for honest review by Netgalley.
11/27/2012 PUB Harlequin Imprint HarlequinMIRA

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