I’d been reading Stephen White’s series about Boulder, CO. psychologist Alan Gregory right from the beginning. I always like the working relationship Alan had with his friend Sam, a Boulder cop. And I enjoyed the ethical quandaries Alan would find himself him regarding the confidentiality of his patient’s information when there was a murder or other crime. In Compound Fractures , the final book in the series, White ties up a lot of loose ends regarding Sam, Alan and their respective families. Sam and Alan have a tragedy to deal with and a secret to hide and a lot of the plot involves their attempts to avoid being caught. It’s a bit strange to see our heroes on the wrong side of the law, but it is suspenseful. Some fans didn’t like this finale but I found it interesting and entertaining. If you haven’t read the series, I recommend starting with
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