There's little more important in this world than knowing someone has your back.In the wake of her mother's murder, Elizabeth Harper fought hard against the pain the world gleefully hurls at those living in it. She fought hard against the darkness, vowing to keep her own light alive so that she may carry on in her mother's footsteps."Teenage Female", the dramatic prequel to "Among The Dirt and Bones" (volume two of "the HARPER mysteries"), revolves around Elizabeth's mentoring of a fourteen-year-old girl named Robyn Ackerman.A young girl who lost everything before she could even understand the concept of loss. A young girl who floated from foster home to foster home until she finally wound up in a group home for wayward girls. A young girl who never had anyone looking after her.A young girl whose life could easily have been Elizabeth's.