Jeremy Johnson is the personification of the American dream. He has the job he always wanted, he has a loving family around him and he has the respect of his friends and his community. He has it all. But Jeremy is a man living two lives. When his daughter disappears, Jeremy's two lives collide leaving the people he loves shipwrecked against the jagged rocks of hopelessness, and his dreams adrift in a sea of despair. Gripped in the jaws of torment, Jeremy runs from his past toward an uncertain future and when a tall man emerges out of the shadows of his past, Jeremy is once again caught between two worlds and this time there is escape. With compelling realism and insight this vel captures the humanity of the characters as they move from hopelessness and shattered dreams to understanding and faith. Murder is a Habit is a fast-paced page-turning thriller that creates a paramic view of human frailty and of human courage and enduring strength.