What Lies Behind

Samantha Owens, Book 4

by J. T. Ellison

MIRA Books

Mystery, Suspense

November 24, 2015

ISBN-10: 0778317641

ISBN-13: 9780778317647

Available in: Paperback

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What Lies Behind
by J. T. Ellison

Critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling
author J.T. Ellison delivers another riveting novel
featuring the incomparable Dr. Samantha Owens.

Waking to sirens is hardly unusual for Samantha Owens.
She’s no longer a medical examiner, but a local police
investigation has her curious. When homicide detective
Darren Fletcher invites her to look over the evidence, she
realizes the crime scene has been staged. What seems to be a
clear case of murder/suicide is anything but. The discovery
of toxic substances in hidden vials indicates something much
more sinister is at play…

Fletch and Sam are
summoned to a meeting at the State Department. High-level
officials are interested in what they know and are keeping
secrets of their own. As the threat of bioterrorism grows,
Sam’s boyfriend, Xander Whitfield, is in the line of

Unsure who to trust, Sam and Fletch find
themselves up against DC’s most powerful people. No
one is who they appear to be, and the danger escalates by
the minute. It’s Sam’s most complex case yet,
and the terrifying reality is beyond anything she could have

J. T. Ellison's Bio

New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison writes dark psychological thrillers starring Nashville Homicide Lt. Taylor Jackson and medical examiner Dr. Samantha Owens, and pens the Nicholas Drummond series with #1 New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter. Cohost of the premier literary television show, A Word on Words, Ellison lives in Nashville with her husband and twin kittens. Follow J.T. on Facebook or Twitter @thrillerchick for more insight into her wicked imagination.