Aftershock by Judy Melinek, T. J. Mitchell

304 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller challenging informative tense fast-paced


When an earthquake strikes San Francisco, forensics expert Jessie Teska faces her biggest threat yet in this explosive new mystery from the New York Times bestselling authors of Working Stiff At first glance, the death appears to be an accident. ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 38 reviews


mysterious 75%
adventurous 50%
dark 50%
tense 50%
challenging 25%
emotional 25%
funny 25%


medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | N/A: 50%

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