Silent Witness by Diane Burke

By Diane Burke

A double murder has left the quiet city of nation Corners reeling. Sheriff Elizabeth Bradford is surprised by way of the crime…and by means of her urge to guard the single witness—a five-year-old autistic boy. For little Jeremy, Liz will do anything—even workforce up with psychiatrist Dr. Adam Morgan, the previous high-school sweetheart who shattered her trust.
Back then, Adam concept leaving city was once his merely alternative. He's by no means stopped regretting it. Jeremy holds the foremost to a killer's id. And with Jeremy—and Liz—now within the crosshairs, Adam must locate solutions prior to he loses every little thing he cherishes.

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