Echoes: A Novel
By David Lennon
***Winner - Lambda Literary award - Best Gay Mystery (2010)***
When three young girls go missing, rookie police officer Sassy Jones is assigned to create a profile of the abductor. Seeing the case as an opportunity to establish herself professionally, she immerses herself in her work, but soon worries about her personal life lead her off-track.
Twenty five years later when her ex-husband, Carl, commits suicide, he leaves behind photos linking him to the abductions. While Sassy, now a homicide detective, is put on suspension pending an investigation into the initial case, her former partner returns from a leave of absence to investigate the connection between Carl and the possible kidnappings and murders of thirty three more girls.
Complicating matters, Chief Investigator for the New Orleans' Coroner's Office Stan Lecher-whose daughter was the kidnapper's last victim-begins his own secret investigation into what happened twenty fives years earlier how much Sassy actually knew about her ex-husband's role in the kidnappings.Paperback: 378 pages
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (Nov 2010)
Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.4 x 22.9 cm