By Sherryl Woods
Daisy Spencer's identify is on everybody's lips...How may possibly the practical daughter of Trinity Harbor's self-proclaimed patriarch have taken within the boy stuck hot-wiring her automobile? no matter if the boy is a modern day Huck Finn or now not, Trinity Harbor is in an uproar. yet for Daisy, guiding the orphaned ten-year-old is simple, an break out from her personal tragic previous. she will be able to forget about the town's nay-saying. the sole concern is...that guy. That guy is the boy's uncle, Walker Ames, a difficult D.C. cop who sees his unforeseen nephew as his final likelihood at redemption. quickly he is commuting to the captivating fishbowl of a city, the place every person assumes he is seduced Daisy--their top Sunday-school instructor! yet to Walker, Daisy is a disconcerting mixture of fascinating innocence and smart-mouthed pleasure in a city that isn't as sleepy because it appears to be like.
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It’s a great little town on the Potomac a couple of hours from here. The sweetest crabs you’ll ever taste. Victorian houses. A bunch of little froufrou shops. You know, the kind women love. Antiques, crafts, all that artsy crap. Gail was in heaven. C. ” He sighed. ” “You’d be bored to tears in a week,” Walker predicted. Andy grinned. “Maybe less, but I’m willing to give it a try. Give the woman a call. ” “Whatever,” Walker said, tucking the message into his pocket. Strangers took a back seat to the immediacy of this investigation.
They were doing well. She worked a variety of jobs, since much of the work around here is seasonal. ” For an instant Mrs. Jackson looked uneasy. “I suppose it’s of no consequence now, but she seemed to have this fear of getting ‘caught up in the system,’ as she put it. ” Walker uttered a curse. “That was Flanagan’s paranoia at work. No Social Security number, no taxes, nobody tracking his every move. The man liked living on the fringes of society, picking up odd jobs whenever he could, always for cash.
She caught the flu a few weeks ago. She didn’t get to a hospital until it was too late. It turned into pneumonia, and the antibiotics didn’t work. There was nothing else the doctors could do. ” She paused, then corrected herself. ” The implications of her remark made his blood run cold. ” “No, he died before she ever came to Trinity Harbor. A motorcycle crash, I believe. But there is the boy. Her son. Your nephew,” she stressed in a way that suggested she had specific expectations. “What are you telling me, Ms.