A Crying Shame (Jesse Watson Mysteries, Book 3) by Ann Mullen

By Ann Mullen

Jesse and Billy go back from their holiday purely to find that Claire is in a nation of panic. Her soon-to-be ex-husband, Carl, has abducted her young ones! In Claire’s absence, he confident her mother to permit him take Benny and Carrie into city for ice cream. Minnie, surprised by means of his surprising visual appeal, yet grateful that he had eventually proven a few curiosity in his young ones, agreed to his request. He had pushed the entire method from Washington, D. C. to determine his kids—what may well it probably damage? but if Carl fails to come as promised, a past due evening project to rescue the kids ensues. Billy enlists the aid of his 3 brothers and shortly an easy plan is devised. The retrieval is pulled off and Benny and Carrie are reunited with their mom. despite the fact that, the undertaking was once no longer with out issues. The dialog among Carl and Billy had turn into heated, and blows have been exchanged. Blood used to be spilled. the next day to come, Carl turns up lacking. Is Carl lifeless, or is that this one other considered one of his functional jokes? Frank Trainum of the D.C. Police division is decided to determine. With assistance from the Charlottesville Police division and the Greene County Sheriff’s place of work, a whole research starts off. whereas Billy is facing the police, and even as investigating an unrelated case regarding the dying of Vicki Cherry, Jesse and Claire head to D.C. in hopes of unraveling the secret of Carl’s disappearance. Their purpose is to go looking his condo for clues, yet as a substitute, they realize the physique of 1 of his enterprise affiliates. difficulty isn't really some distance at the back of as Jesse and Claire flee D.C. to save lots of themselves from a psychotic killer who has grew to become her points of interest on them, and should cease at not anything!

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