A Measure of Blood (Richard Christie, Book 7) by Kathleen George

By Kathleen George

A homicide sends a baby into foster care and drags a detective right into a feverish hunt for justice

Nadal watches for weeks ahead of he first methods the boy. it doesn't matter what Maggie Brown says, he’s yes Matt is his son, and a boy may still understand his father. After their first disagreement, Maggie must have run. She must have hidden her baby. yet she underestimated the fellow who was her lover. With self-righteous decision, Nadal is going to her residence. He calls for to spend time with the boy. while she refuses, he reaches for a knife.

By the time murder detective Richard Christie arrives at the scene, all that continues to be of Maggie Brown is a bloodstain at the flooring. The killer has vanished, and Matt is simply too scared to recollect whatever yet his mother’s worry. As Christie appears for the killer and Maggie’s acquaintances struggle to maintain Matt out of the arms of kid providers, Nadal watches the scoop and waits. A boy will be along with his father. He’s going to get his son.

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A father could do no more. Anthony’s godfather, Sally Callinbrano, would play a big role in Casso’s future. Sally had moved his headquarters from the Flatbush Avenue Extension Club to Monty’s Bar on Carroll Street. He was more respected and powerful than ever. He would soon be running the Brooklyn docks and hold sway over ILA Local Union 1814. CHAPTER 6 A VERY CLOSE SHAVE INDEED t was now that a bold public murder occurred in the world of La Cosa Nostra that altered and reshaped the American Mafia in a profound way; it shook its very foundations and caused a bloody war that would last some twenty-two years and claim many lives.

He knew that hunters killed prey; that the strong survived; the weak were marginalized and put upon, fed from. It was very much like that in the street—“eat or be eaten,” a South Brooklyn mantra Anthony often heard. Still, the killing of the deer hurt him, and he never shot another one. He felt it was unfair. “If deer had guns, I would’ve been back out there, but of course they didn’t,” he explained. Although Anthony did not do well in school mainly because he didn’t apply himself, since he already knew his future would be on the street, GASPIPE 15 he had a particularly sharp inquisitive intelligence, readily thought out of the box, and saw problems from both points of view.

And his family’s. He well knew O 38 PHILIP CARLO that all his grandparents had left Italy with nothing but what they could carry, hoping and praying for a better life for themselves and their offspring. In the old country they all heard that the streets in America were paved with gold, and they were only too happy to break their backs and endlessly strain their muscles for some of that gold. Casso very much wanted to buy his father and mother a beautiful upstate retreat with a lot of land and running brooks where they could retire, where his dad could fish and hunt and enjoy life to his heart’s content.

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