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 methods the boy. it doesn't matter what Maggie Brown says, he’s certain Matt is his son, and a boy may still be aware of his father. After their first disagreement, Maggie must have run. She must have hidden her baby. yet she underestimated the fellow who used to be her lover. With self-righteous choice, Nadal is going to her condo. 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 continues to be of Maggie Brown is a bloodstain at the flooring. The killer has vanished, and Matt is just too scared to recollect whatever yet his mother’s worry. As Christie appears to be like for the killer and Maggie’s acquaintances struggle to maintain Matt out of the palms of kid providers, Nadal watches the inside track and waits. A boy could be along with his father. He’s going to get his son.
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A Measure of Blood (Richard Christie, Book 7) by Kathleen George