V.I. Warshawski isn't crazy about going back toher old south Chicago neighborhood, but a promiseis something she always keeps. Caroline, achildhood friend, has a dying mother and a problem --after twenty-five years she wants V.I. to find thefather she never knew. But when V.I. startsprobing into the past, she not only finds out where allthe bodies are buried -- she stumbles onto a verynew corpse. Now she's stirring up a deadly mix ofbig business and chemical corruption that maybecome a toxic shock to a snooper who knows toomuch.
About the Author
Sara Paretsky is the author of twenty books, including the renowned V. I. Warshawski novels. Named 2011 Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, and a recipient of the Cartier Diamond Dagger award given by the British Crime Writers Association, she is president of the Mystery Writers of America. She lives in Chicago.
"The best boldest work to date...A criminal investigation that is a genuine heroic quest." --The New York Times Book Review.