By Abigail Padgett
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When poison from a tropical plant places eight-month-old Acito, whose identify skill "little turtle," right into a San Diego clinic, baby abuse investigator Bo Bradley is drawn into her 3rd suspenseful case (following Strawgirl). in response to Andy LaMarche, a health center pediatrician and Bradley's decided suitor, Acito's caretakers couldn't have poisoned the infant by accident. This casts suspicion on Acito's mom, Chac, a bar singer who visited her son prior to he fell in poor health. Bo meets Chac in Tijuana and is derived to think she should not have poisoned her son, yet this turns into tricky to turn out after the girl collapses and dies on level. because the San Diego police aren't performing on Acito's case and the Mexican police officers don't care in regards to the dying of one other ex-prostitute, Bo focuses her full of life interest on Chac's friends and her American husband, who has escaped from from a Louisiana felony. Padgett expertly crafts this secret, placing her sleuth within the needful life-threatening occasions. What units her tale aside, even if, is her description of the workings of public baby defense and her convincing portrayal, from the interior, of Bo's efforts to paintings and dwell with manic depression.
(Copyright 1995 Reed enterprise info, Inc. )
(Book 3 of the Bo Bradley Mysteries sequence)
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