By Lisa Black

8 months in the past, forensic investigator Theresa MacLean misplaced her fiancÉ in a financial institution theft long gone unsuitable, and she's had hassle focusing on her paintings ever seeing that. yet now a very tricky case may be what she must regain her concentration by means of challenging all her ability, intelligence, and attention.

Jillian Perry has been came upon lifeless within the woods, forsaking a husband of 3 weeks and a tender daughter. The police can't make sure how she died--her physique indicates no seen marks, and the post-mortem unearths not anything suspicious--and the best thought is that she purposely wandered into the woodland and succumbed to the freezing climate. yet anything doesn't consider correct to Theresa, and he or she can't permit it go.

To complicate issues, a former boyfriend of Jillian's without notice petitions for custody of the daughter. passionate about Jillian, he additionally suspects foul play in Jillian's demise, and now he and Theresa think Jillian's daughter can be at risk of assembly the same destiny. With a child's existence at stake, Theresa needs to look for proof of murder--evidence that doesn't appear to exist--before it's too past due.

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He felt a little weak, a little dizzy. He had no time for either. To clear his head he thought about his bride of five months burrowing under the covers of their bed as he had dressed to leave for this crime scene. A warm sense of calm washed over him and he smiled a little at what a lucky son of a bitch he really was. ” Mendez had come out the kitchen door. He took a deep breath of the cool morning air, clearing his head of the stench of violent death. The yard around the house was scattered with pots of geraniums and marigolds and garden herbs.

She would say hello to him and he would just hang around, looking at her. He never had much to say. ” “Did Ms. ” “No. I was afraid of him,” she admitted. “That’s strange—don’t you think? ” “No. When I would say something about it, she would just shrug it off. ‘That’s just Zander,’ she would say. ‘He’s harmless,’ she would say. ” She looked at him hard, looking for an answer he couldn’t give her. ” “We’ve already spoken with Mr. Zahn,” he said. She sat up a little at that. “And? ” “That’s really annoying, you know,” she snapped, brushing a rope of unruly waves back behind one ear.

You get to leave,” he said, fidgeting on his chair. “I don’t. ” he asked bluntly. ” Anne never considered herself naïve. She had firsthand knowledge that not every child grew up in an ideal environment. But no one had suspected the horror Dennis’s life had been. He had been physically and emotionally abused, and had been made an orphan a year ago by the murder of his mother and the suicide of his father, a deputy sheriff. Just hours before his father’s suicide, Dennis had stabbed a class-mate, a little boy who had been his only friend.

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