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By Kathleen George

ISBN-10: 1480445606

ISBN-13: 9781480445604

A homicide sends a baby into foster care and drags a detective right into a feverish hunt for justice

Nadal watches for weeks earlier than he first techniques the boy. it doesn't matter what Maggie Brown says, he’s convinced Matt is his son, and a boy should still understand 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 decision, 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 simply too scared to recollect something yet his mother’s worry. As Christie seems for the killer and Maggie’s buddies struggle to maintain Matt out of the palms of kid prone, Nadal watches the inside track and waits. A boy could be together with his father. He’s going to get his son.

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J ’ouvris. — Et alors? ricana le magistrat, une fois parmi nous. Conseil de famille? Il m’examina. — Pas encore trouvé la vaseline nécessaire pour vous démaquiller, monsieur Nestor Burrna?... Vous ne paraissez pas tellement satisfait de me voir, ajouta-t-il. Je haussai les épaules. 3o GROS PLAN ou MACCHABÉE — Je crois avoir trouvé mieux que la vaseline, mais c’est un terrain glissant, sinon plus, et je ne voulais pas, sans certitude... — Bien sûr, ironisa-t-il. Vous travailliez pour moi, en somme.

Croyez-vous qu’on le retrouvera ou non? me demanda le commis­ saire, d’un ton bizarre. Il s’imaginait que j’avais tellement d’idées derrière la tête que ça m’en flanquait le torticolis. — On ne le retrouvera pas, dis-je. Son absence d’ici est significative. Sur le plateau, on a été formel. Les accessoiristes l’ont emporté... et s’ils se sont amusés à en respirer les senteurs, avoir reçu ou tiré le coup de pétard ne fait plus grand-chose à l’affaire. — Sacrédié, quelle histoire! Je n’ai encore rien vu de semblable, depuis vingt ans que j’exerce.

L’inspecteur s’éloigna. ——Et faites gaffe, lui criai-je. Si le bouquet est vraiment empoisonné et qu’il traîne quelque part, il y aura du sport au syndicat des fossoyeurs à propos des heures supplémentaires. Toutefois, s’il est vraiment empoi­ sonné, vous ne retrouverez pas le bouquet... — Croyez-vous qu’on le retrouvera ou non? me demanda le commis­ saire, d’un ton bizarre. Il s’imaginait que j’avais tellement d’idées derrière la tête que ça m’en flanquait le torticolis. — On ne le retrouvera pas, dis-je.

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