Ready to pivot her legal practice away from the stress and moral ambiguity of criminal law, Casey Cort accepts lucrative referrals from the Hudson Adoption Agency. But when she’s ready to finalize a client’s first adoption, she learns the child’s origins aren’t all they seem.
After escaping a brutal home life, Alile Rubadiri is denied asylum in Britain. To avoid being deported to Africa, she ventures into the shady world of illegal au pairs…and discovers that her new young charge may be the child stolen from her. Without family, money, or legal status, Alile has no means to fight for her daughter. And the ambitious surgeon who claims to be the little girl’s adoptive mother is fighting to keep her at all costs.
Caught in a battle of Biblical proportions, Casey prays for the wisdom of Solomon because both women will do anything for their daughter, but a judge can only choose one mother.
Kidnapped is the next installment in the high-stakes Casey Cort legal thriller series. If you like strong women, the fight against child trafficking, and stories ripped from the headlines, you’ll love Aime Austin’s page-turning novel.
About the Casey Cort Crime Fiction Series: Legal thriller readers will love this explosive series. Follow attorney Casey Cort from her first case to her most current. A solo practitioner she takes on the most difficult cases in Cleveland from investigating foster care abuses to judicial extortion to the sex trafficking of minors. Will the powers that be succeed in silencing her once and for all, or will the underdog lawyer represent those most in need of justice?
The Casey Cort series has everything thriller and suspense readers love: strong women, explosive secrets, David versus Goliath struggles, and stories ripped from the headlines, you’ll love Aime Austin’s page-turning novel. If you enjoy reading the Lynley series by Elizabeth George, and legal thrillers by John Grisham, Robin James, Melissa F. Miller, and Rebecca Forster. If you like, Phillip Margolin, Karin Slaughter, and Tana French you'll enjoy the Casey Cort series.
Aime Austin is the author of the Casey Cort and Nicole Long Series of legal thrillers. She is also the host of the podcast, A Time to Thrill. When she’s not writing crime fiction or interviewing brilliant creators for her podcast, she’s in a yoga pose, knitting, or reading. Aime splits her time between Los Angeles and Budapest. Before turning to writing, Aime practiced family and criminal law in Cleveland, Ohio.