Fourth of July, Tucson, Arizona.
With the drummers and clowns and mariachi band no one heard the fight.
No one saw the man thrown into the window, his blood running down the cracked glass.
Detective Sarah Burke arrives on the scene to find an old man beaten to death. The attacker must have used a club of some kind. Fists alone could not do that much damage.
The victim has no phone, no Medicare card. His neighbors don’t even know his name.
Why would someone do this to a lonely old man?
As the evidence mounts up, Sarah starts to fear that the answers might lie disturbingly close to home . . .
Previously published as Denny’s Law