The victim was working on a photographic series about homeless people. He would photograph them as they were now and then help them clean up and dress them in the clothes of what they had dreamed to be, occupations such as CEO, fighter pilot, movie star, etc. He would feed them and pay them five hundred dollars. Had one of these subjects seen the money in the studio and returned for more? Had it been someone involved in business with his father??
This is the thirty-eighth adventure of Alex and Milo. Kellerman keeps the characters fresh while letting readers remember their past cases and relationships. The plotting is tight and the murderer is a surprise with a motive that isn't easily guessed. This book is recommended for mystery readers.