Fort Worth police detective Deb Ralston and her husband Harry celebrate their twenty-fifth anniversary by going to the Bird Cage, an upper class downtown restaurant with a floor show featuring a woman on a trapeze. Partway through her performance, the woman plummets to her death, the victim of a murder caused by partially cut ropes. Deb decides to take the case and must deal with being a mother to a baby and a teenager, a wife to a husband, and a recently divorced partner who has suddenly developed a crush on her.
Original title: Bird in a Cage
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives