The author of the acclaimed The One That Got Away, Naomi Rand returns with her second novel in the cutting-edge mystery series featuring the clever and fearless Emma Price. An investigator with the Capital Defender's Office, Emma Price is assigned to the case of an accused murderer who faces death row unless she can dig up mitigating circumstances. Meanwhile, she's juggling her role as the newly single mother of a toddler and a troubled teenager who's heading down a slippery slope that's all too familiar to her. Just when it seems things can't get any worse, Emma learns that an old family friend, a controversial political activist, has been murdered. Determined to do whatever she can to find the killer, she steps in to help her prickly lover, Laurence Solomon, a New York City detective, in his efforts to solve the crime. Before long she uncovers dark family secrets that force her to confront her own past before she can get at the truth. In Stealing for a Living, Naomi Rand masterfully combines a brilliant whodunit with compelling, well-drawn characters. This fast-paced, gripping story is sure to keep readers enthralled to the very end.
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