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This is the latest of three books in the small Jack McEvoy series.


McCoy works for a small L.A. company reporting on abuse of consumer rights and other types of malfeasance.  Reading the unusual details of a woman's death leads McEvoy to reports of similar unusual deaths and what these women in other areas of the U.S. had in common: mail order DNA testing.


I found the book rather stodgy. Unlike his Harry Bosch /LAPD books I found I was forcing myself to read on. And so many L.A. roads, boulevards, avenues etc are name-checked that in the unlikely event I should drive there I shouldn't need a map.

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