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Killer Exposure TOXIC CHEMICALS AND INSTANT CHEMISTRY IN THIS TALE OF MURDER MEDICINE AND COMBUSTIBLE ATTRACTIONOne minute Hannah Baker is a uiet science professor The next a possible murder suspect Six victims one per week all poisoned with the same exotic chemical Hannah once worked with Now she's wanted by Houston detective Owen Randall—but is it to enlist her help or arrest her Owen knows the prim Hannah is hiding something but he isn't sure she's a killer Especially after some unfortunate incidents Is she the next victim of the chemical killer Torn between duty and his growing feelings Owen only knows he has less than a week to save her As a science nerd myself I was hoping for a bit from this book It was well written enough and Hannah and Owen were good enough characters but I felt it was not developed fully or something I just was left feeling a bit let down Two haiku reviewShe used to researchTest drug being used to killCan she help cop solve?Plenty of actionCharacters with depth and heartWell written story Had almost read the book that comes after this first but realized halfway thru the first chapter there must be on before This was fast past actiony suspense that starts out with the detectives denial that he likes the pretty scientist But once her life is put in danger and she's willing to do what it takes to help him work the case he starts to finally admit he likes her a lot She's faced trauma but he his so sweet and loving about it Would love to see than these two in the series Good book Hannah is a chemistry professor at a local university She took that job after an explosion at the drug company she worked out left her with burn scars Now a police detective has come to her asking about the last project she worked on as there may be a link to a series of recent murders Owen thinks she's hiding something but he's pretty sure she's not involved When she's the victim of a couple attacks Owen is determined to keep her safeI liked Hannah She's trying to rebuild her life after the terrible injuries she suffered She's doing pretty well except in the relationship department When her fiance left her because of her burns it caused her to doubt that any man would be able to see past them When Owen arrives at her office she is worried that she might be a suspect because of the way he watches her But Owen makes her nervous in another way also she's attracted to him The knowledge of what they're up against has her determined to overcome her nerves and help Owen find out who is behind the murdersI liked Owen also He's trying to get his career back on track after the death of his former partner He's carrying a lot of guilt over Joe's death convinced that it is his fault He's suspicious of Hannah at the beginning because she acts so nervous around him but is uickly convinced that she is innocent As they work together Owen's attraction to her gets stronger When she's attacked he feels that it is up to him to keep her safeThe relationship between Hannah and Owen has several issues to overcome On Hannah's side she has to learn to trust Owen's feelings that he can see past her scars to who she is She wants to be loved for who she is Owen has to move past his grief for his partner and accept that Joe's death really wasn't his fault He has to see that protecting Hannah isn't penance for not protecting Joe And when Hannah confronts him with what he's doing he doesn't want to believe it It isn't until he has a long conversation with Joe's widow that he's able to see what he was doing wrong and take steps to fix itThe suspense of the story was very good I liked seeing how Hannah and Owen worked together to figure out who was behind the murders Hannah's former work at the drug company made her familiar with the chemicals and with the people who were still there It was interesting to see her interactions with her former coworkers and how they led her to the truth The finale with the one who almost got away was very intense

  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Killer Exposure
  • Lara Lacombe
  • English
  • 15 July 2016
  • 9780373279197

About the Author: Lara Lacombe

Lara Lacombe is a recovering research scientist turned college professor who now spends her days writing and wrangling a toddler She lives in Texas with her family and two entitled cats and loves chocolate and her Crock Pot She uses Facebook to procrastinate stop by Lara Lacombe Books if you'd like to chat

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