The author of the acclaimed The One That Got Away, Naomi
Rand returns with her second novel in the cutting-edge
mystery series featuring the clever and fearless Emma Price.
An investigator with the Capital Defender's Office, Emma
Price is assigned to the case of an accused murderer who
faces death row unless she can dig up mitigating
circumstances. Meanwhile, she's juggling her role as the
newly single mother of a toddler and a troubled teenager
who's heading down a slippery slope that's all too familiar
Just when it seems things can't get any worse, Emma learns
that an old family friend, a controversial political
activist, has been murdered. Determined to do whatever she
can to find the killer, she steps in to help her prickly
lover, Laurence Solomon, a New York City detective, in his
efforts to solve the crime. Before long she uncovers dark
family secrets that force her to confront her own past
before she can get at the truth.
In Stealing for a Living, Naomi Rand masterfully combines a
brilliant whodunit with compelling, well-drawn characters.
This fast-paced, gripping story is sure to keep readers
enthralled to the very end.