This is book 9 of 11 in the Detective D.D. Warren series, but you don’t need to read the others to read this as a standalone. D.D. is reunited with Flora Dane, a survivor who now avenges victims of heinous crimes, as they race to save a young girl’s life. The book opens with the murder of a seemingly idyllic family, all are savagely killed except for the now missing 16-year-old girl – is she a suspect or a victim? Packed with powerful essays written by the teen girl, Roxy, this is a powerful story about the children who are victims of the foster-care system.