Author: Cara Black
Original language: English
Praise for the Aim?e Leduc series:
“One of the best heroines in crime fiction.”–Lee Child
“The Parisienne Kinsey Millhone.”–
“One of the best new writers in the field today.”–
Aim?e is faced with a tight deadline on a computer security contract when a telephone call from a stranger leads her to an abandoned infant. She brings the baby to her home and names her Stella. She expects the mother to reclaim the child, but days pass as Aim?e tries in vain to discover her identity. Her partner, Ren?, urges her to turn the baby over to the authorities, but for Aim?e this is too close to her own abandonment by her mother.
The search brings her among ecological protesters and oil company tycoons, newspapermen and would-be actresses, as demonstrators near her home on the Ile…