Delilah Price is still dealing with theconsequences of her recent abduction, but she needs to keep her life on track. Inorder to survive as an artist in New York City, she has started working as asubstitute teacher, which leaves her navigating between two worlds that areforeign to her – students and educators. Detective Patrick Quick has taken up a big placein Delilah's life. That is, when he isn't consumed by a case. And right now thecase that is taking Quick away from Delilah involves a serial rapist and isstriking very close to home. On her way to her first day of work, Delilahwitnesses a young girl falling in front of a subway train – or was she pushed?The victim turns out to have been a student at the middle school where Delilahhas been assigned to teach and the teacher she is subbing for is a missingperson herself. As Delilah gets to know her students and befriends a teacher onstaff, she realizes that many have been hiding dark secrets that suggest abuseand worse. And when yet another girl who has hinted strongly that she wasabused is a no show to class, Delilah stops counting on police help and followsleads on her own. Putting a dangerous predator on her trail. The dramatic follow-up to Susan Israel's debutsuspense novel, Over My Live Body, Student Bodies is a novel rippling withtension and twists.