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When Secrets Die

(2005)
(The third book in the Lena Padgett series)
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They have kept the heart of her child...

They have accused her of murder...

Angels of mercy...or the devil in disguise?

Who owns your body, anyway?


Lynn Hightower's novels have tackled such diverse subjects as female serial killers and lethal debt collectors. Now, in her most explosive and controversial thriller to date, she exposes the hidden secrets of hospital pathology labs, the darkest mysteries of motherhood, and the most unthinkable crime of all.

Private investigator Lena Padgett has been approached by a single mother with a stunning tale to tell. Emma Marsden, still grieving over the death of her infant son from an inexplicable illness, has been dealt another devastating blow. Her pediatrician, Theodore Tundridge, has accused Emma of poisoning her son in a psychotic bid for attention. Emma wants to counter his charges by accusing Tundridge of keeping a shocking chamber of horrors in his pathology lab -- all the more frightening because it is entirely legal. Lena agrees to take on Emma's case and uncovers other suspicious deaths under the doctor's care. But when a secretly taped video incriminates Emma in the most intimate of ways -- and Emma's teenage daughter disappears -- even Lena isn't prepared for where the truth will take her.



Praise for this book

"Lynn Hightower is a major talent." - Jonathan Kellerman


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Paperback Editions

September 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: When Secrets Die
Author(s): Lynn Hightower
ISBN: 0-7434-6391-9 / 978-0-7434-6391-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gallery Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

July 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: When Secrets Die (The Lena Padget Mysteries Book 3)
Author(s): Lynn Hightower
Publisher: Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU