Fianna is not your usual fifteen-year-old. You can find her most nights at Goblin Market, a dark and misty club where teenage would-be vampires come to play. Like her peers, Fianna dresses in theme-appropriate black. But unlike anyone else, she always carries an old baby doll, its body chained to a leather cuff and cloaked in black lace, its vacant eyes staring sightlessly out of a cracked ceramic head. Fianna is a lively fixture on the scene - until the night she is found sprawled on the Market patio, with a gaze as blank as her doll's. San Diego's juvenile court system quickly assigns Bo Bradley to the case. To Bo's relief, Janny Malcolm, a.k.a. Fianna, is still alive. Catatonic and scared out of her wits, Janny insists that someone - or some thing - is after her. And Bo's deeply sensitive instincts tell her that these fears are not ill-founded. Unearthing an old file, Bo discovers more loose threads. Why is there no mention of a twin sister in Janny's case history? Why was Janny abandoned to foster care while her brother was adopted by their grandparents? And where has her twin been for the past thirteen years?
Original title: The Dollmaker's Daughters
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Amateur