Nido vacío / Empty Nest
Novel , 2007
Inspector Petra Delicado is forced to visit a shopping centre. In a careless moment, someone steals her purse. She looks up and sees a little girl running away. Petra gives chase, but before she can catch her, the girl throws down the bag and escapes. Petra searches through her belongings, and everything is in its place: her money, documents...only her handgun has disappeared. The inspector panics. Why would a girl barely ten years old want a gun? Petra Delicado Saga.