Shiny Water by Anna Salter

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Working on a difficult child custody case in which a father is suspected of molesting his two small children, a forensic psychologist doubts her instincts when the children are murdered in their mother's house after the father is awarded custody. A first novel."
 

About Anna Salter

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Anna Salter, Ph.D., is a forensic psychologist and internationally known authority on sex offenders. She has written two academic books on sex abuse and lectured throughout the United States and abroad; she is also the author of two previous novels featuring Dr. Michael Stone -- "Shiny Water" and "Fault Lines, " available from Pocket Books. Dr. Salter is in private practice in Madison, Wisconsin, and consults to the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
 
Published August 1, 1997 by Atria. 272 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The cops tag Sharon for the killings when they find a highly pertinent leaf torn from Michael's copy of Toni Morrison's Beloved mounted in Sharon's diary, and Michael's reputation as an expert witness seems doomed--unless she teases another molester, a Hannibal Lecter wannabe named Alex B.

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A tough, quirky narrator carries this engrossing debut. Dr. Michael Stone--her unusual name was bestowed when her adored father was in his cups--is a forensic psychologist and court advocate for sexua

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Dr. Michael Stone--her unusual name was bestowed when her adored father was in his cups--is a forensic psychologist and court advocate for sexually abused children in Vermont.

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