Circle of Yellow - Book #5 in the Mike Montego Series
by Jess Waid
Mike Montego, a new homicide detective, gets a case his senior partner calls open-and-shut; but the circumstances bother Montego. Brenda Mackay, a mother of four, one an infant girl, shows signs of severe physical abuse. Montego contacts his lifelong mentor, an ex-homicide detective, now a successful criminal attorney, to defend her. The charge: Murder One. Montego's ex-patrol partner prosecutes.