Policewoman Christine Lane feels guilty about the absent boy–why hadn’t she sensed a problem when she visited his class? After breaking up a fight between students, Christine had sent the children on their way. The next day, one boy vanishes. Searching Toronto Island for the ten-year-old, Christine is shocked when investigators eventually conclude the child ran away. How did he get off the island? Why hasn’t he surfaced anywhere? And why did he leave the field trip in the first place?
When Christine probes further, she receives pushback from her boss, the school board and the classmates’ families. Then the threats begin. Can Christine figure out what happened the night the boy disappeared, before she is shut down for good?
Crime Writers of Canada Excellence in Crime Writing Award Finalist.
Policewoman Christine Lane felt the humiliation like a slap. Transferred to a sleepy island station, she could almost hear her career screeching to a halt. During a violent protest on Toronto Island, a resident is found dead and Christine is hurt. Her boss threatens to sack her for incompetence and she vows to maintain a low profile.
When the homicide leads dry up, Christine is shocked when investigators move on to their next case. So she secretly gathers information on suspects, digging up local dirt. When Christine is ambushed, she knows she is closing in on the perpetrator. Can she flush out the murderer before she is shut down for good?
Crime Writers of Canada Excellence in Crime Writing Award Winner
“I just devoured FINAL LOOK. I especially enjoyed Scott’s loving description of Toronto Islands and the chase scene!” Pearle Gemyndig