"CSI" showrunner Carol Mendelsohn has sold a new crime drama to CBS.
The currently untitled project brings to the small screen a series of suspense novels from author Thomas Perry.
The thrillers star protagonist Jane Whitefield, known to readers in books such as "Vanishing Act." Across six novels, Whitefield is half-white, half-Indian young woman who works as a one-person witness protection program, helping hide people who are in danger.
"Medium" producer Craig Sweeny will serve as writer and executive producer on the script deal, with Mendelsohn as a non-writing executive producer. CBS TV Studios and Carol Mendelsohn Productions will produce.