Another great Retrieval Artist SF mystery. We learn more about Paloma, Miles' mentor and the woman he bought his business from. Noelle DeRicci and Detective Nyquist become part of the story. Lots of surprises. Solid writing, great characterizations.
Book 5 of the Retrieval Artist series.
As a Retrieval Artist, Miles Flint helps the Disappeared, saving the lives of those oppressed under the Earth Alliance regime. He owes his livelihood, and his very sense of honor, to a woman known as Paloma. It was she who was responsible for setting him on this path - and now she has been murdered.
Summoned by Paloma's desperate call, Miles reaches her apartment too late. She is already dead, and a seemingly indifferent police force wants no part of Miles' offer of assistance. So he undertakes his own investigation and uncovers a link between Paloma's death and the Moon's largest law firm. The executives there are known to be ruthless - and they have a secret they are clearly willing to kill to protect...