The Watcher in the Wall by Owen Laukkanen

Stevens and Windemere are still wrapping up their last case when a student in Stevens’ daughter’s class commits suicide.  Adrian had been communicating with a girl in a suicide chat room and the FBI team is determined to find her before she can harm herself.  The new case raises an ugly memory for Carla Windemere about a classmate being bullied who later committed suicide.  Carla’s lingering guilt over the incident is a bit hard to believe but the case is a compelling combination of technological methods of investigation, the psychology of abuse and teen suicide, and the hideous prospect of people who profit from the pain of others.  Disturbing subject matter but a fast-paced, action-packed crime/psychological thriller.

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