Praise for A Crack in Everything..."A dazzling debut by a sure-handed and gifted writer." -Mary E. Mitchell author of Love in Complete Sentences Trading financial security at a Boston law firm for sandals and jeans in Waltham, Susan Callisto has reinvented herself as a political consultant. She loves her new life-until her boyfriend dumps her without a goodbye. Not one to mope, Susan uses humor and perpetual motion to keep away the pain. Then biotech high roller Charles Renfrow offers her a huge retainer to advise his political campaign. Susan is wary. Why would a scientist stalking the human genome want to be mayor of a small Massachusetts town? On her way to confront him, Susan finds the body of his beautiful assistant. When suspicions settle on yet another of Susan's clients, she elbows her way into the investigation...Angela Gerst's interest in political consulting led to this, her first Susan Callisto mystery novel. She and her husband live near Boston.