Marcia Muller’s latest Sharon McCone mystery, The Color of Fear, is the Hot Book of the Week at The Poisoned Pen. You can pre-order a signed copy through the Web Store. https://bit.ly/2vhAgat
Here’s the description of the book.
In New York Times bestselling author Marcia Muller’s captivating new mystery, private detective Sharon McCone’s investigation hits closer to home than ever before…
THE COLOR OF FEAR
When a knock on the door in the middle of the night wakes Sharon, she’s wholly unprepared for the horrifying news: her father has been the victim of a vicious, racially-motivated attack.
A nationally recognized Shoshone artist, Elwood had been visiting Sharon for the holidays, browsing for gifts in San Francisco’s exclusive Marina district when he was set upon by a mob of angry young men. Now he lies in a coma, hovering between life and death.
With little progress on the investigation from the overworked, short-handed police, Sharon resolves to track down Elwood’s attackers herself. But when Sharon begins receiving hate-filled, racist threats from a shadowy group, it becomes clear that her pursuit of justice may be putting her own life in jeopardy…