Adrift in mist-shrouded San Francisco mornings and alcohol-fogged nights, homicide detective Kate Martinelli can't escape the void left by her departed lover, who has gone off to rethink their relationship. But when twelve-year-old Jules Cameron comes to Kate for a professional consultation, Kate's not sure she's that desperate for distraction.
Jules is worried about her friend Dio, a homeless boy she met in a park. Dio has disappeared without a word of farewell, and Jules wants Kate to find him. Reluctant as she is, Kate can't say no--and soon she finds herself forming a friendship with the bright, quirky girl. But the search for Dio will prove to be much more than both bargained for - and it's only the beginning.
When Jules disappears while taking a trip with Kate, a desperate search begins...and Kate knows all too well the odds of finding the child alive...
©1996 Laurie R. King (P)1996 Recorded Books
Yes because of the narrator. What an excellent voice.
Kate's hunt for Jules
It was very hard to put down. Excellent story.
Laurie King is an excellent author. This is an excellent series: Katie Martinelli Series
I'm more of a fan of Laurie R. King every book. As with her others, this book is smart, but doesn't weigh you down with the grief of the mystery.
I enjoyed it!
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