How could anyone refuse to help an eight-year-old boy running for his life?
In the fourth Trish Maguire novel, her whole world is changed when the boy is knocked over by a skidding car outside her London flat.
Fighting to save his life, the casualty team find Trish's name and address sewn into his clothes. He looks so like her that the police are convinced he's her son. Only she knows he can't be. So who has sent him? And why?
Her desperate search for his identity takes Trish to a brutal inner-city housing estate, where she picks up the trail of a violent murder. It is not long before she discovers that the chief suspect is her father . . .
Natasha Cooper lives in London and writes for a variety of newspapers and journals. She was Chairman of the Crime Writer's Association in 2000/01 and regularly speaks at crime-writing conferences on both sides of the Atlantic. N. J. is the author of the Trish Maguire series and has also written psychological suspense novels as Clare Layton.