Lincoln Rhyme is back and with his wife, Amelia Sachs, investigates a crane collapse at a construction site that kills several with a political group making impossible demands attached to a time limit.
Milo Sturgis and Alex Delaware are investigating the double murder of a millionaire's wife and the heir of an Italian shoe empire. Kellerman's excellent writing is back on par and this is an fascinating read.
Charlotte Martin is on the run after her father is murdered while carrying out his duties as an undercover NSA agent. The highly sensitive database has been stolen and Charlotte is the only one with the key to get it running again.
Amanda is investigating a murder and finds her old friend is one of the prime suspects. She must make sure she doesn't do her old friend any special favors and that she follows protocol no matter what her personal feelings are.
When a young mother shopping with her child is whisked away and murdered, and the next day another young mother shopping with her child is also murdered, but the child is also kidnapped, Detective Kim Stone, et al, investigates. This one is fascinating.
Laurie Montgomery is the chief medical examiner, loves her job, and wants to help other doctors enjoy her area of medical expertise. When she meets a doctor who hates autopsies, she allows him to do some research on suicides and uncovers several murders.