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Publisher's Summary

Seattle police detective Lou Boldt and police psychologist Daphne Matthews return in No Witnesses to confront the most challenging case of their careers.
People are dying throughout Seattle - victims of a madman who is placing poisoned food in neighborhood supermarkets. But the criminal is intelligent: He writes the police chilling extortion letters, faxed directly from a laptop computer over public telephone lines, and retrieves his ransom electronically, through automatic teller machines in hundreds of locations around the city. And while he is a murderer, his crimes take place miles and often days away from his innocent victims' demise.
How can you stop a criminal when there is no crime scene to study - and no witnesses?
Daphne knows that no killings take place in a vacuum: There must be psychological motivations that she should be able to determine if she digs deep enough. And Boldt knows that despite the seemingly impossible task, there must be some forensic trail that he can follow - even if it is only through the netherworld of computer networks. The two of them work their own ways, with their own agendas, to track a killer - only to find a truth darker than they ever imagined.
No Witnesses is Pearson's most accomplished and complex crime novel, a book that brings the police thriller into fascinating new territory.
©2012 Ridley Pearson (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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By Kathleen on 08-27-12

Exciting consumer contamination case.

This is the third in the Lew Bolt and Daphne Matthews police procedural series in Seattle. In this one, the two become involved in solving a case where Daphne’s boy friend, the owner of a large food company with several stores, is being plagued by a product tampering scheme where the tamperer threatens, if the owner doesn’t give up and file bankruptcy and commit suicide, to tamper with some of their food bringing about hundreds of deaths. And he has already managed to kill some innocent people first by putting cholera germs in chicken soup, and later by putting strychnine in food. This is an exciting book involving much cloak and dagger maneuvers in order to find the murderer, since there were no witnesses to his putting contaminated cans back on shelves. Each attack was previewed by a fax written in bad poetry warning that something was going to happen. It’s really a very good case and Cummings does his usual good job with police procedurals.

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By The punt on 05-23-15

Punt

Very interesting tho dated wish I had looked at copyright
But it kept me listening

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