By Kathleen George
A homicide sends a toddler into foster care and drags a detective right into a feverish hunt for justice
Nadal watches for weeks prior to he first techniques the boy. it doesn't matter what Maggie Brown says, he’s yes 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 guy who was 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 is still of Maggie Brown is a bloodstain at the ground. The killer has vanished, and Matt is simply too scared to recollect something yet his mother’s worry. As Christie seems to be for the killer and Maggie’s acquaintances struggle to maintain Matt out of the arms of kid companies, Nadal watches the scoop and waits. A boy can be along with his father. He’s going to get his son.
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Conversation. At the end of the night, they’d go their separate ways, and maybe, just maybe he could get her phone number. Nice and easy … nothing complicated about it. Easy. And it was, he realized. Sitting back at the bar with her, sharing a meal and some conversation. He hadn’t been lying when he said it had been awhile since he’d asked anybody on a date—it had been months since he’d been on a date, years since he’d really asked anybody out. But still, it was easy. Being with Lena? Felt easy.
She didn’t know how long she’d been there. By that point, she was so wracked with pain, so desperate for escape, she barely remembered who she was. She was twenty-three. She was going to medical school. She was bright, eager, and before she’d fallen into this hell, she had loved life. Now she just prayed for it to end. She had been stuck in that hellish darkness for hours, days, possibly weeks. And she knew she would die there. She knew he was coming back—the door creaked. It was like a death knell, heralding his arrival.
As she started to lie back down, she heard it. A voice. “… help me …” Puck growled. Jerking back up, she turned her head toward the window, tried to breathe past the knot in her chest. ” She closed her eyes, listened. Concentrated. Puck growled again, louder this time, his voice rough, full of menace, full of warning. Lena shushed him, her voice sharp, her own fear edging its way in. Through the window, she could hear … something. Thrashing in the forest that bordered the western edge of her property.