Everything you need to understand or teach Dead Stop by Barbara Nickless.
Dead Stop is the second book in the Sydney Parnell series of mystery novels. In this book, Special Agent Sydney Parnell of the railroad police attempts to save a kidnapped girl named Lucy. Parnell and her colleagues work through obstacles of corporate greed, twisted love affairs, and shoddy business practices to uncover secrets related to the kidnapping. Themes explored in the novel include revenge, greed, and the struggles of war veterans.