The next stop in the 2014 USA Fiction Challenge is the state of Connecticut
by Roberta Islieb
As a clinical psychologist and author of an online advice column, Dr. Rebecca Butterman is supposed to help people resolve their internal conflicts, not stir up her own. But when trouble strikes very close to home, Rebecca's investigative instincts make it hard for her to maintain appropriate boundaries.....
After her young next-door neighbor, Madeline, is found dead from an apparent suicide, Rebecca can't believe that she, missed the signs. After all she is a trained professional. But not everything is adding up. First Madeline's mother insists the suicide note wasn't written by her daughter. Rebecca puts that down to denial, until she finds Madeline's blog. A zippy chronicle of dating adventures that suggests anything but depression. When Rebecca's editor assigns her to do a column on the modern singles scene, Rebecca finds herself retracing the Madeline's steps into the dating world, looking for clues to the mystery of the young woman's death. Over-eager suitors are the least of her worries.as Dr Butterman is about to discover just how deadly some advice can be.........
written by Lucy Burdette
Penguin Group (USA) Inc
Berkley Publishing Group
Berkley Prime Crime Book
ISBN 425 21474