By Reason of Insanity by Randy Singer

The whole world hates the insanity plea.

Quinn Newberg is a high-priced Las Vegas attorney who specializes in the insanity defense. His latest client is Catherine O'Rourke, a Virginia Beach reporter accused of being the serial killer dubbed the Avenger of Blood.

Catherine maintains her innocence, but even she cant explain the evidence that's mounting against her. Most disturbing are the details of the crimes that Catherine shared with detectives prior to her arrest, details no one but the killer could know. She claims to have witnessed the murders in her dreams and shared them only to aid the investigation.
Quinn believes in justice, Vegas style - a little showmanship goes a long way with juries. He also believes in his client. But he doesn't believe Catherine's dreams are anything other than the result of a fractured personality disorder, triggered by a traumatic event from her past.
Though he knows that insanity cases are unpredictable, nothing has prepared Quinn for this. To win, or even survive, hell need more than his famed legal maneuvering and biting skepticism.
On this case, hell need a miracle.

My review: I lost a lot of sleep while reading this book - I could not stop reading until I found out what happened. Did Catherine act as the Avenger of Blood in another personality? Is she really insane or just a brilliant liar? Has she been wrongly accused? Twists and turns kept me guessing until the last few pages and had my heart racing on more than one occasion.

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