Kubiak's DaughterBook - 2006
This time, third-rate burglar Baumgarten wants to hire Kubiak to investigate a suspicious suicide that occurred upstate, which Baumgarten claims was actually a homicide committed by members of the Lake County Sheriff's Department. Kubiak is determined not become involved until, hours later, Baumgarten turns up bludgeoned to death in the passenger seat of a truck belonging to Kubiak's son-in-law.
Kubiak tries to uncover the connection between the two only to discover that the young man has gone into hiding ... and he has taken Kubiak's daughter with him.
Determined to find his daughter and clear his son-in-law's name, he must find the couple before the police do.