Sleight of Hand Author:Robin Hathaway In rural New Jersey, motorcycle-riding, self-exiled Dr. Jo Banks earns a living as "house doctor" to a group of motels in the New Jersey countryside. On a day that turns out to be anything but ordinary, she stumbles across the body of what looks like an execution-style Mob hit, then faces a double shock when her curiosity leads to a barn and a g... more »rim accident, involving a crushed hand caught in a printing press.
At gunpoint, Jo is ordered to return with the necessary tools for delicate hand surgery. Her patient, Max, is a strange, secretive manā??a once-famous magician turned recluse with a mentally impaired grown daughter. As Jo is drawn to the odd family, she finds a darker mystery, involving a missing wife and a Mob-run counterfeit operation. Unable to walk away from hidden truths, she discovers some disappearing acts are better left unsolved.« less