|About the Book|
Jaded, short-tempered, and able to sort-of read the minds of other people, psychiatrist McNair drains another bottle of beer and listens to his voicemail. The messages are from a patient, Helen, pleading for her life as her husband viciously beatsMoreJaded, short-tempered, and able to sort-of read the minds of other people, psychiatrist McNair drains another bottle of beer and listens to his voicemail. The messages are from a patient, Helen, pleading for her life as her husband viciously beats her. McNair calls 911 to try and save her before the attack turns deadly.But Dr. McNair’s intervention has unintended consequences. A series of murders begins and the victims all share a trait that emerges as McNair helps the police investigate. As people die and McNair fights to stop the killing, he discovers painful truths about himself and the killer in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.Twists, surprises, and disturbing moments of violence and intimacy bring McNair and the killer to an inevitable confrontation where only one person can walk away alive.Murder in Mind was written largely on airplanes as the author traveled for business between Los Angeles and New York. Murder in Mind is Steve Winshel’s first novel to be made available beyond family members.ABOUT THE AUTHORSteve Winshel received a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Princeton, but he ended up choosing a career in business and technology over academia. During the past two decades, he has launched several startups, run a large consulting practice, and served as the Chief Information Officer for growing companies. He is currently the CIO for a large health and fitness company where he runs the technology and online business. More importantly, he has raised two beautiful, brilliant children who are both better writers than he is.