The Nanny Murders
Dunne, May 2005, 23.95, 336 pp.
Zoe Hayes lives in the Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia with her five year old adopted daughter Molly. It is an ethnic mixed neighborhood caught between gentrification and stagnation, a place where she knows most of her neighbors and feels secure. That security is destroyed the day Molly plays in the snow and finds a woman's chopped off nail polished finger. The police think that the di...