By Chris T. Kat
Detective Jeff Woods and his companion have a brand new case. somebody has been making threatening mobile calls to the mayor's daughter, vowing to kill her disabled baby. even though there were injuries on the girl's school-enough to take the threats seriously-the evidence are few, and leads are sparse.
Needing a breather from the load of the case, Jeff heads to a bar, the place he meets Alex Fisher. Alex isn't his kind, yet he's younger and cocky and ideal for a one-night stand. Or . quickly Jeff starts off wondering how tough and lonely it really is being a cop, and that perhaps Alex may well fill a void in his lifestyles. yet Alex has his personal duties: a disabled brother who's the objective of threatening letters.
Jeff isn't certain he's able to play residence or triumph over his prejudices, yet he starts to imagine Alex could be worthy it. stuck among his transforming into affection and his internal demons, Jeff struggles to target the case and safeguard Alex and his brother because the probability builds.
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