When fifteen-year-old Rick Charters discovers little Christine Tracket bleeding and bruised in his front yard, he vows to hide her until he's convinced that her parents can look after her properly. Unfortunately, the twins, Keryn and Aaron Smith, arrive at his house not long after he's discovered Christine. The problem is that not only do Keryn and Aaron know his secret, but their guardian is Detective Sergeant Scott Backer. And Scott Backer doesn't give up easily when he suspects something.
This is the second book in the popular and critically acclaimed Operation series, following Operation Foxtrot Five.