"Fans of police procedurals and crime thrillers will definitely enjoy this book."
Kate Gillespie is a homicide inspector in the San Francisco
police department. Her brother worked in the same
department, but a dozen years ago while an Internal Affairs
investigation was going on into his activities, he died
of an overdose. Now Kate works very hard to make up for
her brother's mistakes. When a snitch calls her to set up
a meeting, she goes to the meeting point only to find her
mark gunned down in cold blood by another police officer.
She calls the one officer she trusts, police officer Mike
Torrance. They meet at a local cop bar when they find out
that the officer who killed Kate's snitch is now dead, the
victim of a hit and run. Kate is assigned to investigate
the officer's death and it doesn't take her long to learn
there are other officers that are dirty and this case ties
back to her brother's suicide.
Fans of police procedurals and crime thrillers will
definitely enjoy reading FATAL DEATH. The heroine is a
person who obeys the rules except when the lives of her
family are at stake, a situation that immediately endears
her to the audience. Robin Burcell, a police officer
herself, shows the gritty work involved in policing a big
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted July 15, 2002