A Wrongful Death
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Pmaurer - LibraryThing
Mystery regarding a woman, accused of abducting her son and hiding him from the husbands powerful family. Corporate secrets are stolen, another woman murdered in place of the heroine, big bucks at stake. Lots of interesting details to sort thro by Barbara Holloway and her father. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kysmom02 - LibraryThing
Great ending!! For the most part, this book flowed well. The beginning wasn't as page-turning as the middle and end, but it had enough of the plot set up that when things began to happen to Barbara ... Read full review