Badlands (Cassie Dewell, Book 2) by C. J. Box

By C. J. Box

Grimstad, North Dakota - a spot humans was once from, yet have been by no means headed to - has struck oil. As pipelines snake around the prairie, oil flows out and males and cash stream in. And with them, comes crime. North Dakota's new oil capital has a major legislation and order challenge and newly certified detective Cassie Dewell has simply been assigned as its deputy sheriff.

Twelve-year-old Kyle Westergaard is one among Grimstad's paperboys. even supposing Kyle has been written off because the 'slow' child, he has goals deeper than an individual can think - he desires to get out of city, look after his alcoholic mom, and provides them a greater existence. whereas supplying newspapers, he witnesses a motor vehicle coincidence and now has cash and many white powder in his possession.

With the temperature shedding to 30 under and a gang battle heating up, Cassie fears she could be in over her head however the key to all of it will are available the main not going shape: an undersized boy on a motorbike who retains displaying up the place he doesn't belong.

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