By J. A. Jance
“Murder, teenage bullying, sleazy adults, and reliable police paintings upload as much as one other advantageous access by way of Jance.”
Betrayal of belief is the 20th secret by way of long island occasions bestseller J.A. Jance to add Seattle p.i. J. P. Beaumont—and it truly is one other surefire winner from the writer the Chattanooga instances calls, “One of the best—if no longer the best.” whilst Beau discovers a snuff movie recorded on a wise phone—a terrible crime that has a devastating influence on afflicted teens—his research unleashes a firestorm that blazes the entire means up throughout the halls of Washington kingdom govt. Betrayal of belief is bound to win this exceptional crime fiction grasp (“In the elite corporation of Sue Grafton and Patricia Cornwell”—Flint magazine) a wealth of latest fanatics whereas captivating the military of dedicated readers already hooked on the powerful Jance magic.
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At twenty-two, she was also the only one who had been married, proudly signing her name Mrs. Kayla Martin. Her former husband even sent occasional child support payments. Kayla brushed her short black curls back from her face. “We have the children to think of, too. ” “Don’t worry, Kayla,” Maggie said. “You all go back to the house. Just tell Aura her mother was sick and had to see a doctor. I’ll go to the hospital. ” Kayla nodded. “I’ll let Aura sleep with Katie tonight. They’ll like that. ” Maggie turned and almost ran into Dorothy Whitcomb, who had been accepting thank-yous and good-byes from other guests.
As always when she looked at the stars, she looked for her sign, Gemini. Two figures; two destinies. Did the stars represent her two professions? Or her two emotional selves…the self-contained, intelligent, respected woman most people saw…or the frustrated, conflicted self she hid beneath the surface? Were either of them the sexy lady in red heels? Gemini was green in this edition of Burritts. Green for jealousy? Jealousy of those for whom the patterns of life seemed to fall into place so easily.
Sarah had a tough childhood. ” “Absolutely,” added Tiffany. “Sometimes she’d talk. She had plans. She wanted to teach kindergarten. She had some down days, like we all do. It’s not easy being a single parent. But she wasn’t going to take any pills to mess herself up. ” Maggie looked around the room again. Their faces were serious. These young parents had already been through a lot. They knew what was at stake. Tiffany was right; it couldn’t be easy being a single parent. Maggie stood up. “I’m keeping in touch with the doctors.