This is the 39th Instalment of the Series surrounding the Homicide Cases of Detective Joseph Lind and his partner Shelley Anne Shields.
An accident leaves Shields off work and her position is once again filled by the pert young Detective Two, Sasha Blayney. Her short-term partnership with her older partner bought to an abrupt end by the suicide death of the older man.
Nature or nurture?
Can a baby in the womb inherit a bad seed from both its birth father and mother?
When the baby is born and removed from his mother's care to be adopted out, can these bad seeds continue to grow regardless of the love and compassion shown to him by his adopted family?
Remaining aloof and separated from this loving family. Secretly dreaming of birth parents who have become rich and powerful within his mind. World famous. Looked up to....the dreams of a lonely little boy.
And when reality sinks in upon finding his birth mother, can the disappointment be too hard to bear or is there a sudden realisation that he has found his soul mother.....still a bad seed.
When is it a good time to inform a child of his adoptive state? How do you treat such information? How much do you tell and and do you inform of the reality that his parents are low-lifes and couldn't give a damn about the child that was taken from them? And what do you do when the adopted son shows little interest in wanting to accept this new family as his own?
Can such a person be manipulated into doing deeds beyond his comprehension as payback for sins done many years previously?