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 definite Matt is his son, and a boy may still comprehend his father. After their first war of words, Maggie must have run. She must have hidden her baby. yet she underestimated the fellow who used to be her lover. With self-righteous selection, Nadal is going to her condominium. He calls for to spend time with the boy. whilst 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 seems to be for the killer and Maggie’s pals struggle to maintain Matt out of the fingers of kid providers, Nadal watches the scoop and waits. A boy might be together 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