The Ties That Bind
by Laura Mortensen
Hazard Smith has fallen on hard times. His detective business is dry as a bone and his secretary has left due to non-payment. Just when he thinks things can't get any worse a dame walks into his office. She turns out to be the fifteen year old daughter her never new about. She wants to follow in Hazard's footsteps, something he's not about to let happen, until her stepfather is murdered.