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Coming Back by Marcia Muller


Coming Back by Marcia Muller

In Locked In, San Francisco private eye Sharon McCone was shot in the head and suffered from locked-in syndrome: almost total paralysis but an alert, conscious mind. Now, in COMING BACK, Sharon struggles to regain control over her body. Impatient with her progress, Sharon wants everything to go back to normal, although she suspects that it won't be possible to return to her old life. Meanwhile, Sharon's relationships are suffering. Her husband Hy Ripinsky is impatient with her refusal to accept help and some of her colleagues doubt her abilities after the accident. But when Sharon's friend from physical therapy goes missing, she must call upon those closest to her to find out the truth behind the disappearance. The investigation soon points to issues of national security and finally forces Sharon to confront her greatest fears


After all these years, Muller's series remains a gold standard for female detective stories.

Kirkus, starred review

Top-notch mystery and more from one of the genre's Grand Masters.

Library Journal

About the Author

Marcia Muller is a recipient of the Private Eye Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award and the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award - their highest accolade. She lives in northern California with her husband, mystery writer Bill Pronzini.

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Publication date

1st October 2011


Marcia Muller

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Grand Central Publishing an imprint of Little, Brown & Company


304 pages


Crime & mystery



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