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Unto the Least of These
A second child has been murdered in the Lindler mansion and this time there is a witness. Jody, a ten-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who can neither speak nor walk, was in the room when the murder happened. Can newly licensed private detective Priscilla Perle with Jody's help solve the crimes before the killer strikes again?
Priscilla Perle, who obtained her private detection license through a correspondence course, has been hired by Justin Lindler, one of the richest men in town. He expects her to work with local police to discover who has killed two of his young grandchildren.
She must use her intuition and reliance on the Holy Spirit along with the clue Jody provides to try to solve this case before the killer strikes again.
Jody pushed his head over the edge of the sofa.His neck bent until his breath came out in harsh, grating squeals that always sent grown-ups into a panic even when they knew he did it on purpose. This time he wasn't doing it on purpose. He was trying to see who held Ricky, making him buck and kick.
Through the gap between the couches, Jody could see long hairy legs. Brown shorts with metal loops on them. A red and white shirt and big, big hands that were squeezing...squeezing Ricky's throat. Ricky was pushing at the face above him, pulling at his hair. The look on his face was fear and wild surprise.