Reba Lafferty was a daughter of privilege—the only child of
an adoring father. Nord Lafferty was already in his fifties when Reba was born,
and he could deny her nothing. Over the years, he quietly settled her many scrapes
with the law, but he wasn’t there for her when she was convicted of
embezzlement and sent to the California Institution for Women. Now, at
thirty-two, she is about to be paroled, having served twenty-two months of a
four-year sentence. Nord Lafferty wants to be sure she stays straight—stays at
home and away from the drugs, the booze, the gamblers.
It seems a straightforward assignment for Kinsey—babysit
Reba until she settles in, make sure she follows all the rules of her parole.
Maybe all of a week’s work. Nothing untoward—the woman seems remorseful and friendly.
And the money is good.
But life is never that simple, and Reba is out of prison
less than twenty-four hours when one of her old crowd comes circling round. Download and start listening now!