By Maureen Jennings
The kidnapping of a tender girl in 1858 results in Toronto thirty-eight years later — in murder.
In 1858, a tender lady on her honeymoon is forcibly kidnapped and brought around the border from Canada and offered into slavery. Thirty-eight years later, Detective Murdoch is operating on a homicide case that may take all of his resourcefulness to resolve. the landlord of 1 of Toronto's livery stables has been discovered useless. He has been horsewhipped and left striking from his wrists in his tack room, and his spouse claims enormous amount of money has been stolen. Then a moment guy can also be murdered, his physique unusually tied as though he have been a rebellious slave. Murdoch has to determine even if Toronto's small "coloured" neighborhood has a vicious assassin in its midst — an research that places his personal existence at risk.
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The idea that Regina might have known she’d be leaving was so unpleasant I was sorry I’d thought of it. I put Hayden in his infant seat, which I found in the living room and carried back into the kitchen, and held his bottle to his mouth. Hayden did the rest. I slumped in a chair, my forehead resting on my hand, my other hand holding the bottle in the right position (I hoped). I heard feet tramping up the steps to the kitchen door, and I knew it was time to answer questions. I looked down at Hayden who was pulling on the bottle as if it were the answer to all the troubles of the universe.
One of the pills was a smidge smaller than the others, and not quite the same shade of white. It didn’t have the manufacturer’s initial on it as all the other pain relief tablets did. The difference was obvious when you were looking for it. But without some good reason to examine the medicine, who would think of doing so? “We got another one,” Jimmy concluded, looking down at Levon. ” I asked, trying to keep my voice casual and sort of insinuate the question. “Yes’m,” Jimmy said, not catching the warning look Levon was trying to send him.
This was very strange, and getting stranger. I brewed some coffee, shuddering at Regina’s protest that instant would have been fine. After I’d poured a cup for each of us, adding cream and sugar to Martin’s niece’s, I listened to Regina blather about the long drive, the baby, her mother’s condo, her Aunt Cindy . . ” she apologized. ” “Aunt Cindy” was Martin’s first wife, the mother of his only child, Regina’s cousin Barrett. I sighed internally, still kept my smile pasted on, and assured Regina that she needn’t apologize.