Cook County forensic pathologist, Dr. Claire O’Shaunessy is an advocate for her patients, even if they are all dead. When the body of an unknown male discovered behind Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is linked to the remains of her childhood friend recently discovered in a rural cemetery, Claire is driven to solve these two murders.
Although the blood of her police family lineage runs deep, her involvement in this investigation soon places her in mortal danger as she begins to discover a plot where money and power override human life. Can her brother, Detective Patrick O’Shaunessy and his partner, Jack Miller, keep her safe or will Claire become the next victim of this ruthless killer’s deception?
Deception is the first novel in the Claire O’Shaunessy Mystery Series.