By Abigail Padgett
Assigned to the case of a tender boy discovered deserted close to an area Indian reservation, baby abuse investigator Bo Bradley realizes that there are humans reason on killing the boy lower than her charge.
(Book One within the Bo Bradley Mysteries sequence)
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Maybe having the boys in the 'gang' was not such a bad idea. They were in the same grade as Nathan and Davo. They could help find out if the boys were stealing or not. "That's it," she said aloud. She and Tracey should start up a 'gang' with Kevin and Matthew! She stopped cleaning up and raced towards Kevin's room. She knocked quietly on the door, then quietly pushed the door open. He was still sleeping! " Kevin looked startled for a moment. "Go away. It's too early. " He pulled the doona over his shoulder.
Nobody asked where I'd been, actually. Matthew did ask me where I was heading, so I told him. " Krystal stared at the note again. " Tracey was interrupted by a knock on the bedroom door. ~~~~Chapter Seven~~~~ Invasion "Quick, hold the door," Krystal whispered to Tracey. Tracey jumped off the bed and held the knob of the door, holding the door closed with her body weight. Krystal quickly pushed the note under her pillow and grabbed her school bag. She undid the straps and pulled out some books, which she threw around the bed to make the scene look 'busy'.
She was wearing a bright pink tracksuit. "Hi," said Krystal and Kevin together. "You were quick. C'me on in. " Krystal unlocked the screen door. "I hurried. " Tracey's sentence was interrupted by a plate of biscuits pushed near her nose. "Have a biscuit Tracey, please," Krystal pleaded. Tracey was about to refuse but felt that Krystal's expression told her she really wanted her to have a biscuit, so she took one. "Ta," she mumbled as she bit into a crisp chocolate biscuit. " said Krystal, putting the plate back on the table in front of Kevin, taking her cup and heading for her bedroom.