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by Thomas & Mercer, 19 January 2016. ISBN: 9781517135362
FBI agent Andra Bailey is well
aware that her sociopathic personality is a mixed blessing. It makes her
outstanding at her job but means her personal life is often empty. Most of the
time Bailey has learned to maintain the behaviour she knows will elicit a
positive response but it is always a balancing act to keep this up.
is detailed to investigate the disappearance of two high ranking scientists,
both of whom are metallurgists involved in cutting-edge research. One of the
scientists is found dead in suspicious circumstances soon after his
disappearance. Bailey soon realises that their disappearance is linked to the
crisis in the electronics industry caused by the shortage of a rare metal that
is essential to the manufacture of cell phones and other mobile internet
devices. As she investigates, Bailey begins to suspect that the disappearances
are, in some way, connected with the desire of many Government agencies to
ensure that they can hack every cell phone and other internet device. Another
scientist disappears and this time there can be no doubt she was abducted
because her kidnapping was witnessed by her son, Garrett. Although he is some
years her junior, Bailey is attracted to Garrett and the feeling is mutual. As
the investigation continues, Bailey has to walk a tight-rope between ruthless
and unidentified enemies, both electronics tycoons and Government agents and,
for the first time, her personal life has become entangled with her job.
is an action-packed, hard-hitting book with a Conspiracy Theory that is all too
believable. This is the first novel featuring Andra Bailey. She is beautifully
portrayed, revealing a complex, highly intelligent and intriguing protagonist,
who is only too aware of her flaws. Point of Control is a fascinating read.
L J Sellerswrites the bestselling Detective Jackson
mystery/thriller series, a Readers Favorite award winner, as well as
provocative standalone thrillers. Her novels have been highly praised by Mystery
Scene, Crimespree, and RT Reviews, and her Jackson books
are Kindle bestsellers as well as top-ranked novels. L.J., who resides in
Eugene, Oregon where her novels are set, is also an award-winning journalist
who earned the Grand Neal. When not plotting murders, she enjoys standup
comedy, cycling, social networking, and attending mystery conferences. She’s
also been known to jump out of airplanes.
Westronis a successful short story writer and a Creative Writing
teacher.She is the moderator for the
cosy/historical crime panel, The Deadly Dames.Her crime novels are set both in contemporary and Victorian times.The Terminal Velocity of Cats is the
first in her Scene of Crimes novels, was published July 2013. Her second book About the Children was published in May