A Cold Trail, Robert Dugoni, Thomas & Mercer - Seattle police Detective Tracy Crosswhite is on maternity leave when she returns to her hometown of Cedar Grove with her husband Dan and two-month-old daughter Daniella. The town holds painful memories for Tracy.
Tag Archive: police procedural
The Keeper, Jessica Moor, Penguin Books - Jessica Moor’s novel, “The Keeper,” needs to be read, despite its painful subject: Why do women stay with their abusive husbands/partners? Moor tackles the physiological and physical fear of women caught in the cycle of violence, and why law enforcement shies away from domestic abuse.
Lost Hills, Lee Goldberg, Thomas & Mercer - At the end of one’s complex and perhaps trying day, a Lee Goldberg detective story is just the ticket. The prolific author has produced more than 30 novels, mystery series and scores of TV shows, all with the same theme: a hero who saves the day.
Girl Most Likely, Max Allan Collins, Thomas & Mercer - School reunions can be fun or fraught affairs. To Krista Larson, Galena, Illinois’ new Chief of Police, her high school ten-year reunion is both.
All This I Will Give To You, Dolores Redondo, Amazon Crossing - Novelist Manuel Ortigosa is at home in Madrid when he learns his husband Álvaro has died in a car accident.
A Blood Thing, James Hankins, Thomas & Mercer - Wealth, power and prestige: The Kane family of Vermont has them all. Andrew Kane is in his thirties, the youngest person to be elected governor of Vermont.
All This I Will Give To You, Dolores Redondo, Amazon Crossing - The crime occurs in Galicia, Spain, where even in the 20th century, aristocratic families expect to be recognized as nobility and granted extraordinary privileges.
Tennison, Lynda La Plante, Zaffre - Before Prime Suspect there was Tennison - this is her story.