NANCY FINDS THAT WHEN FAMILIES BREAK UP, INNOCENT VICTIMS CAN FALL THROUGH THE CRACKS
Ever since working on a case with handsome River Heights detective Sam Fanelli, Nancy has wanted to get to know him better. But not like this, not under these circumstances. They've come together once again to work on an investigation--one that could prove both painful and perilous: the kidnapping of an eight-year-old boy.
Third-grader Jeremy Wright is caught in a custody battle between his movie star mother and paternal grandfather. In the midst of the legal disputes, Jeremy disappears. Nancy and Sam know that the urgency and danger are growing by the minute. And time is running out fast: one of their top suspects has been found...murdered!