First Cut by Judy Melinek, T. J. Mitchell

368 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller mysterious fast-paced


A Bustle Most Anticipated Book of January 2020 "Scalpel sharp."--Kathy Reichs A young rookie medical examiner. A suspicious case. An underworld plot only she saw coming. From the New York Times bestselling authors of Working Stiff For San Francisc...

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Community Reviews Summary of 91 reviews


dark 60%
mysterious 60%
tense 60%


medium 80%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 33% | Character: 33% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

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