The Lost Child (Detective Lottie Parker Book 3) by Patricia Gibney
General Fiction (Adult) , Mystery & Thrillers
Pub Date 27 Oct 2017
The Lost Child is a stark thriller that leaves the reader shuddering in a mix of pity and disgust. At once it shows the devastating effects of neglect and abuse and the extent the wealthy are willing to go to hide their secrets and their shames.
Detective Lottie Parker doesn't have an easy life. She is a struggling alcoholic crippled by the death of her husband. She has three children living at home, the oldest with a baby and an overbearing and critical mother. Her father, a policeman committed suicide years ago, and there are whispers that he was corrupt. Her newest case begins with the murder of an elderly woman and the disappearance of her daughter. They are only the first to die in a case linked to the past, one that stretches to the time of Lottie’s father and is possibly linked to his death. As the body count rises, it becomes...