Lethal Retraction (PAPERBACK)

by Dobi Cross
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When a dead body ends up in her trunk, can Dr. Zora Smyth escape the web of lies and secrets that could destroy her?

When the cops discover a dead body in her trunk on her way back from a medical conference, Dr. Zora Smyth figures she can prove it has nothing to do with her. After all, she’d been down this road before, right? 

But the dead man turns out to be her colleague, a fellow surgeon with a well-known grudge against her, plunging Zora into the center of a murder investigation.

As Zora scrambles to uncover the truth, she soon realizes nothing is as it seems and finds herself caught in a web of lies and secrets at the hospital that extends beyond what she would have imagined. 

With her life spinning out of control as she races to save herself, will Zora untangle herself and expose the truth in time to stop an unexpected enemy determined to destroy her at all costs? 

BOOK 6 of the Dr. Zora Smyth Medical Thriller Series.

Main Tropes: Strong Female Protagonist, Betrayal, Domestic Secrets, Hospital Intrigue, Innocent Accused, Race Against The Clock, Conspiracy, Mysterious Antagonist, Unpredictable Characters, Reluctant Heroine, and Deception
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An overpowering rusty smell hit her nostrils, and Zora almost retched.

As a doctor and a surgeon, she could recognize that scent anywhere. How had it ended up in her trunk?

Zora became lightheaded, and her vision narrowed. Get it together, Zora, she thought to herself. This was not the time for a panic attack, not when her life had turned into a horror movie.

She forced herself to maintain a calm façade even as she felt the full brunt of the first cop’s eyes on her. Something was going on, though she didn’t know what, and Zora needed to hold herself together long enough to figure it out.

The second cop rounded the side of her car and stilled for a second as he looked into the open trunk.

Zora’s heart galloped. What was in her trunk? A dead animal? A dead body? No, it couldn’t be. There’d been nothing in it when she’d parked her car at the airport and gone on her trip. If this was a prank, it wasn’t funny.

The second officer gave a quick nod to the first cop, who then turned to Zora. “Ma’am, you’re under arrest on the charge of second-degree murder. Put your hands behind your back..."

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