A NovelAbby Endicott Novels (Volume 2)
In The Graves, former prosecutor turned television writer Pamela Wechsler delivers a tense and enthralling Boston-set thriller about the intersection of power, privilege, and justice.
Abby Endicott, the chief of the District Attorney’s homicide unit in Boston, returns in the heart-racing follow-up to Mission Hill. Things are looking good for Abby: she’s top pick to be the next District Attorney, and her musician boyfriend Ty has moved in, despite her upper crust family’s objections. But a serial killer is on the loose, and with two college-aged girls dead and another missing, time is running out.
When the sons of a prominent government official are linked to the murders, Abby pushes back, stopping at nothing to find justice for the girls. This time, the killer could be right under her nose, and she may be the next victim.
Ten years in the district attorney’s office has taught me to never let down my guard, even here on Beacon Hill. Walking on West Cedar Street, I detect the first signs of danger—footsteps and cigarette smoke. No one from...
Praise for The Graves
“Abby Endicott, chief of the Boston District Attorney’s homicide unit, returns in another gripping blend of murder and political wheeling and dealing... Another page-turning thriller from an emerging star.”
“Catnip for readers attached to Boston, believably strongwomen, legal intrigue, or any combination of the above.”
-- Kirkus Reviews
"Wechsler expertly balances serious subject matter with Abby’s self-effacing, often funny first-person narration. Readers will be eager for Abby’s next case."
-- Publishers Weekly
“Abby’s trademark energy is matched only by the sophisticated pace of the story crafted by Wechsler… [her] book is full of fascinating surprises”