A Wrongful Death

A Wrongful Death

Book - 2007
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Who knew that being a
Good Samaritan would lead
Barbara Holloway to face her biggest
challenge ever: being named prime
suspect in a high-profile kidnapping?

The peace and quiet of Barbara's retreat on
the Oregon coast is shattered when a terrified
young boy calls to her as she walks along a
deserted beach. Frantically he leads her to a
cabin deep in the woods where his mother
lies senseless and battered--clearly left for
dead. Barbara runs for help, but by the time
she returns with the police and medics both
mother and son are gone.

The puzzle only deepens when, back in the
city, Barbara learns that the boy she met is the
grandson of a wealthy and prominent family--
and that they have accused her of aiding and
abetting his disappearance.

With the help of her father, Frank, Barbara
delves into the mystery of the missing child,
only to realize that the kidnapping is a ruse for
a more sinister plan--a plan that pits the
meaning of family against cold hard cash.

But the more she learns, the more questions
she has, and troubling obstacles continue to
thwart her every move--from the justice system
that employs her, to the false identities of those
around her. Yet none of these things compares
to the shocking murder scene that awaits her.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario : Mira, c2007
ISBN: 9780778324911
Branch Call Number: Mystery
Characteristics: 345 p. ; 25 cm


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