Jo Beckett is the central character in a series of crime thrillers by American novelist Meg Gardiner. Jo is a forensic psychiatrist who analyzes dead people for the San Francisco Police Department. She calls herself a “deadshrinker,” looking into victims’ emotional, moral and psychological lives to figure out why they died.


Meg Gardiner is an American novelist of crime thrillers. Before she got into the fiction writing field, Gardiner practiced law, taught writing and was even a mime. Although Meg says she will never go back to practicing law, she recognizes that her past career as a lawyer has helped her writing. Her series characters include […]