Detroit homicide Detective Bonnie Benham has been transferred from narcotics for using more than arresting and is working the case of a killer of adolescent girls.
Maggie is a complex character. Her father is obviously resentful to her, blaming her for the death of her wife. Emotionally abandoned, misunderstood, lonely and introverted, this sweet lady focuses her heart and kindness on saving those animals.
The idea for the plot line in Children of the Enemy originated from an article I read in a Detroit newspaper that stated: Detroit Police only solve one-third of the homicides committed in the city.
This may sound very corny, but my first idea that I’d like to write was a short poem by Lord Byron: Flower in the Crannied Wall. The theme of the poem really struck me and made me want to be able to produce writing that would impact other’s like Byron’s work did.
As a crime fiction reader, I’ve always been intrigued by DNA and how it is used to capture and prosecute criminals. Today, I want to welcome novelist David J. Swykert, the author of the crime novel “The death of anyone“, who has agreed to share some of his research in the field of DNA forensics.