By Kathleen George
A homicide sends a baby into foster care and drags a detective right into a feverish hunt for justice
Nadal watches for weeks sooner than he first ways the boy. it doesn't matter what Maggie Brown says, he’s convinced Matt is his son, and a boy may still understand his father. After their first war of words, Maggie must have run. She must have hidden her baby. yet she underestimated the guy who was her lover. With self-righteous selection, Nadal is going to her apartment. He calls for to spend time with the boy. while she refuses, he reaches for a knife.
By the time murder detective Richard Christie arrives at the scene, all that is still of Maggie Brown is a bloodstain at the ground. The killer has vanished, and Matt is simply too scared to recollect whatever yet his mother’s worry. As Christie appears for the killer and Maggie’s buddies struggle to maintain Matt out of the fingers of kid prone, Nadal watches the inside track and waits. A boy might be along with his father. He’s going to get his son.
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The young man was courteous, but his eyes were hard. 'The motor's probably gone bad,' volunteered Bubba the ace mechanic. 'But you're gonna have to wait. ' 'We got a few minutes,' Muskrat told Bubba. ' Muskrat dried his hands and walked outside to the Escort. He opened the back door and popped the panel off as the young man scanned his surroundings. 'Bubba, how 'bout bringing me the wire strippers,' Muskrat said. 'You're lucky,' he told his young customer. 'It ain't the switch or the motor. You got a broke wire between the door and the jamb.
Yeah,' Weed answered, looking around and scared. 'Well, the cops don't come here, but I can't take the chance. ' He put the Escort in gear and drove back around to the front. Weed was quiet as Smoke backtracked and parked on the side of a rutted, muddy road on the outskirts of the trailer park. This is how I go in,' Smoke said, cutting the engine and reaching down for his Glock. 'You gonna have to come in another way because they don't have nothing in here but white trash and you'll attract attention.
We members on the Blue Ribbon Crime Commission are children pro-advocates, not bounty hunting,' she preached on. 'Even if children do formulate little groups, what by the when is perfect and normal, certainly all of us had our little cliches where we were in school and to start labels them as gangs is like all this millions of misspoken facts about well-meaning mens who play Santa Claus at Christmas all being children molesters, or that clowns are, or that the Internet becomes that. And this is how there things all get their inception.
A Measure of Blood (Richard Christie, Book 7) by Kathleen George