Mother's Milk

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Mother's Milk

By Charles Atkins

Severn House Publishers, Hardcover, 9780727867957, 214pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2009

Forensic psychiatrist Barrett Conyors is back . . . - Barrett Conyors finds the discovery of the bodies of two heroin-addicted teens particularly hard to accept. Barrett's convinced that chief suspect Jerod, a homeless schizophrenic, didn't do it but she's the only one, apart from Detective Ed Hobbs, who is. But even Hobbs can't stop Barrett from following a complex trail of drugs and death that places her in the cross hairs of a killer . . .

About the Author
Charles Atkins is a practicing psychiatrist and member of the Yale Clinical Faculty. His first novel, "The Portrait, "was published in 1998. He coauthors a weekly column for "The Waterbury Republican" and has published short stories and articles in a variety of publications. He lives in Connecticut.