After an unwanted divorce, FBI agent Kit McGovern needs a getaway. But her vacation is cut short when a body is found on the beach. Teaming up with D.C. cop David O'Connor, Kit's "best" leads are tomato seeds and acorns. With grit, determination, and a growing interest in David, can she bring this killer to justice?
Shaken by an unwanted divorce, FBI Special Agent Kit McGovern retreats to her grandmothers Virginia island home for a little R & R. But her vacation comes to an unexpected end when the body of a young Latino boy is found on the beach.
Kit teams up with D.C. cop David OConnor to investigate the murder with the smallest of cluestomato seeds and acorns found in the boys pockets. Using plant DNA evidence, Kit traces the young boy to a huge farm where more than a killer looms. With grit, determination, and a growing interest in David, Kit pursues her case and discovers that, to truly move forward in life, justice has to be tempered with mercy.
Linda J. White is the author of FBI thrillers, including Seeds of Evidence and Bloody Point, both of which feature tactics and research made possible by her husbands 25 years of service to the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The mother of three adult children, Linda also serves as the assistant editorial page editor of a daily newspaper in Somerville, Virginia, where she and Larry make their home. Find out more about the author at LindaJWhite.com.