The Sad Girl by Bob Mueller
English | 2015 | Mystery & Thriller | 1.6 MB
Fifteen years ago, Angela Marie Dawson had a daughter. She named her Danielle Cumberland Dawson. There was no father listed on the birth certificate.” I had a daughter. And she was dead. Wasn’t she?
Danny Cumberland has been on parole for eighteen months. He’s keeping his nose clean, trying to run a business, and trying to fit back into a world that left him behind twelve years ago. In his mind, Pierce Brosnan was still James Bond. Haunting images on a memory card throw a wrench into his plans. There was a surreal feeling to the moment. He was telling me that a daughter I didn’t know I had was dead, and I felt…nothing. The unexpected kindness of other grieving parents begins to help him see that the outside world is different from prison, but his daughter is still dead. Isn’t she? DNA is never wrong. Is it? How far will an ex-con go to rescue a daughter he never knew who isn’t even supposed to be alive?