Higher Authority by Stephen White

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Dr. Alan Gregory, the psychologist-hero of Stephen White's half-million-copy bestseller Private Practices, helps the woman he loves investigate a murder case in Mormon territory.
 

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Stephen White attended the University of California campuses at Irvine and Los Angeles before graduating from Berkeley in 1972. Trained as a clinical psychologist, he received a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in 1979 and became known as an authority on the psychological effects of marital disruption, especially on men. His research has appeared in Psychological Bulletin and other professional journals and books. After receiving his doctorate, he worked in private practice as well as at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and later as a staff psychologist at The Children's Hospital in Denver, focusing on pediatric cancer patients. He began writing his first novel in 1989 while he was still practicing full time. The book, Privileged Information, was published in 1991 and was the first book in the Dr. Alan Gregory series.
 
Published November 16, 1994 by Viking Adult. 464 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Business & Economics, Crime. Fiction

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Lauren and Robin shelve the harassment case as they conduct their own murder investigation, aided by Alan, who sleuths with his policeman pal Sam Purdy while on their Slickrock mountain biking trip (an excellent opportunity for readers to take a spin through the Southwest).

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Featuring the hero of White's earlier novels, Alan Gregory, this thriller concerns a sexual harassment case implicating a Mormon Supreme Court judge.

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After Blythe is found murdered and a private investigator hired by Robin turns up dead, Teresa disappears and Lauren turns to Alan Gregory, her fiance and the hero of White's earlier novels, to help sort matters out.

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