The Circle of Blood is by Alane Ferguson. The third book in the Forensic Mystery series. Cammie is trying to get to know the mother who has recently come back into her life. But when a young girl is murdered and her mother is arrested, Cammie must put herself in danger to save her mother. Another exciting installment in this excellent series.
Ratings: 8th grade - 9 out of 10 - V (violence) - AC (mature thematic content).