By Kristen Lepionka
"That rare and precious thing--a sequel as good as--or even better than--the outstanding first in the series. It's wise, knowing, propulsive, and perfectly pitched. Lepionka is a major new talent." --Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author
2019 Shamus Award winner for Best Novel!
In What You Want to See, Anthony, Macavity, and Shamus Award-winning author Kristen Lepionka takes readers on a wild ride with every brilliant plot twist and turn.
Marin Strasser has a secret. Her fiancé thinks her secret is that she's having an affair, and he hires P.I. Roxane Weary to prove it. Then, just days into the case, Marin is shot to death on a side street in an apparent mugging. But soon enough the police begin to focus on Roxane's client for Marin's death; so she starts to dig deeper into Marin's life--discovering that the elegant woman she's been following has a past and a half, including two previous marriages, an adult son fresh out of prison, and a criminal record of her own.
The trail leads to a crew of con artists, an ugly real estate scam that defrauds unsuspecting elderly homeowners out of their property, and the suspicious accident of a wealthy older woman who lives just down the street from where Marin was killed.
With Roxane's client facing a murder indictment, the scammers hit close to home to force Roxane to drop the case, and it becomes clear that the stakes are as high as the secrets run deep.