Michelle has lost some of her marbles, and was persuaded to check herself in to a psychiatric ward for being a bit suicidal.
Sean, being a good friend and partner, paid for the damage to keep Michelle out of a law suit. He took up a new case without Michelle.
Michelle, being who she is, found trouble while trying to get better.
Sean, have someone shot at him and found a dead body.
Not as good as other crime novel the writer wrote. The story drag on a bit.
Reading for Murder Most Foul square.