By L. J. Sellers

While a choice from his daughter, Katie, interrupts his much-needed holiday, Detective Wade Jackson is familiar with it’s undesirable information. As Katie tearfully broadcasts that her mom—Jackson’s ex-wife, Renee—is lacking, Jackson suspects alcoholic Renee has climbed again contained in the bottle that destroyed their marriage. however the fact is much worse: kidnappers have snatched Renee and are not easy ransom from her prosperous fiancé.

The exact same evening, somebody dumps a savagely overwhelmed collage of Oregon coed at the doorstep of the ER. Jackson’s protégé, Detective Lara Evans, needs to establish the subconscious sufferer, then song down the assailant with out ends up in pass on…except the whispered rumor of a mystery sorority.

Meanwhile, Eugene’s new FBI liaison, Agent Carla River, takes cost of Renee’s high-tech ransom operation whereas Jackson comforts his distressed daughter and retraces the stairs of the mummy she holds pricey. yet because the rescue takes a perilous twist and the suspects appear prepared to allow Renee die instead of crack lower than interrogation, Jackson concerns that Katie won't ever forgive him if her mom is misplaced forever.

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My father was standing in the doorway where he'd been posted. I've heard him tell about it a hundred times; he was always telling it. He heard the shot fired and ran to the corner of the building and sent one glance at the site and saw what had happened - and don't tell me that in that short time someone could have come out of the building and run away, because they couldn't. ' he appealed to Inspector Block. 'No,' said Block. 'In that short time, anyone shooting, from the window where the gun was could hardly even have reached the top of the stairs.

May it please your lordship, members of the jury. Fifteen years ago, almost to this very day, the police The Scapegoat 23 were shown an anonymous letter which had been received by the famous stage magician, Mr Mysterioso. It was the first of a dozen or so, over the next six months. They were composed of words cut out from the national dailies, and enclosed in cheap envelopes,, varying in size and shape, posted from widely differing parts of the country. I may add here that no one concerned with the case appeared to have had the opportunity to post them, unless of course it was done for the sender by different persons.

I don't want to hear all this, I know what I know. Because of what he did, my father's life was ruined. I meant all those threats. ' said Mr Photoze, appealing to the rest of them with outflung arms and a tinkling of gold. 'Your father was never accused of anything,' said Inspector Block. 'He was dismissed - ' ' "Dismissed for negligence" - everyone knew what that meant. ' 'We are going to lift that suspicion,' said Mysterioso. 'That's what we're here for; we're going to clear the whole thing up.

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