Marie Corrigan, a Cleveland defense attorney with a history of falsifying
evidence and no shortage of enemies, is found dead in the presidential suite at
the Ritz-Carlton, most people would agree that she had it coming. Forensic
investigator Theresa MacLean is summoned to the crime scene by her daughter,
Rachel, who is working the front desk. But even before Theresa enters the room,
she knows that she’s walking into a forensic nightmare, for crime scenes at
hotels, even the most luxurious, are teeming with trace evidence that has been
left behind by innumerable guests and may or may not be related to the murder.
But what Theresa finds is even worse than she imagined.
the positioning of Marie’s body, everyone assumes the same thing, that it’s a
lovers’ tryst turned lethal. But large questions remain: How did the killer
gain access to the room without anyone’s knowledge? And has the scene been
staged for their benefit? The little evidence Theresa has is conflicting at
best. What’s more, a legal convention at the hotel provides an endless list of
suspects, and potential victims.
two more bodies show up in quick succession, each in a similar state, Theresa’s
investigation takes on a whole new urgency as she fears they may have a serial
killer on their hands, a serial killer with a vendetta. But as she searches for
the threads that tie the cases together, Theresa begins to suspect that she and
her daughter are closer to danger than they realize. And a mother will stop at
nothing to protect the life of her child. Download and start listening now!