Book Tour: Aftershock by Judy Melinek & T.J. Mitchell

I LOVE the premise of this book and that jacket copy really got me! Kudos to those who worked on it. The characters felt familiar and very realistic from the beginning. I will admit that it took me a little longer than I’d hoped to get into this book. Once I did, I was very intrigued by the mystery. There was lots of mystery that was well-paced throughout and I really enjoyed it!

When an earthquake strikes San Francisco, forensics expert Jessie Teska faces her biggest threat yet in this explosive new mystery from the New York Times bestselling authors of Working Stiff and First Cut.

At first glance, the death appears to be an accident. The body is located on a construction site under what looks like a collapse beam. But when Dr. Jessie Teska arrives on the scene, she notices the tell-tale signs of a staged death. The victim has been murdered. A rising star in the San Francisco forensics world, Jessie is ready to unravel the case, help bring the murderer to justice, and prevent him from potentially striking again.

But when a major earthquake strikes San Francisco right at Halloween, Jessie and the rest of the city are left reeling. And even if she emerges from the rubble, there’s no guaranteeing she’ll make it out alive.

With their trademark blend of propulsive prose, deft plotting and mordant humor, this electrifying new installment in the Jessie Teska Mystery series offers the highest stakes yet.

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  1. Thank you for reading Aftershock, Rose, and I’m happy you enjoyed it! I agree wholeheartedly that the brilliant design professionals at Hanover Square did a brilliant job with the cover design. Same designer, Sean Kapitian, also designed the cover for First Cut, last year’s debut novel in the Jessie Teska series. The hardcover for that one is something I never get tired of looking at: https://drworkingstiff.com/product/first-cut

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