LOCKED IN opens with a startling first chapter. As Sharon McCone returns to
her office at night on a deserted fog-bound pier, she is shot by an unknown assailant.
Waking in the hospital she finds she is suffering from locked in syndrome: trapped
in her body, unable to speak or move (except for her eyelids) but with an alert,
conscious mind. As her husband, Hy Ripinsky, and the operatives of her detective
agency fan out to discover who attacked Sharon, she struggles to break free of
her bodyís prison. Several murders will occur before the case draws to its shocking
"...Muller has displayed a knack
both for keeping the series fresh and for allowing her character to grow...After
all these years, Mullerís series remains a gold standard for female detective
and more from one of the genre's Grand Masters."
"Top-notch mystery and more from one of the genre's