By W. E. B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth IV
The dramatic new novel within the Philadelphia police saga via no 1 New York Times–bestselling writer W. E. B. Griffin.
In Philadelphia—suffering one of the country's maximum homicide rates—the rigidity among the Philadelphia Police division and its electorate Oversight Committee has lengthy been achieving a boiling element. That turmoil turns from undesirable to worse almost immediately after the committee starts focusing on police shootings—especially these of twenty-seven-year-old murder Sergeant Matt Payne, the "Wyatt Earp of the most Line"—and then the committee's combative chief is located shot lifeless point-blank at the entrance porch of his run-down Philly row house.
As chanting protesters fill the streets, the town threatens to erupt. Payne, between many others accused of being complicit within the leader's demise, turns into quietly livid. He suspects there's whatever deeper at the back of all of it, yet what? Ordered to stick out of the road of fireside, he struggles forward to do what he does best—his activity. He's been investigating the homicide of a tender family members. A reporter, engaged on a bootleg drug sequence for Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Mickey O'Hara, has been killed along with his spouse and baby, a notice stapled to his chest caution that the drug tales are to forestall. interval. whereas Payne is aware that he, like his buddy O'Hara, can't backpedal, he additionally is aware that they rattling definite might be one of the subsequent to die. . . .
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That's your middle name. " "And Henry," Wallace said, "if anyone asks about the quote the killer used, you have your 'no comments' at the ready. Am I correct in assuming you're not hiding anything? " "I swear I have no idea," I said honestly. " "Then let's keep it that way. " "That might work better than a 'no comment,'" Jack said. "Now get a move on," Wallace continued. "I have no doubt there'll be some fireworks at this conference. " 6 Paulina Cole sat at her desk, holding a warm cup in her hands.
I want you both there," Wallace said. "And I don't care The Guilty 45 what you do or how you do it, get something different to run with tomorrow. " "Angle is my middle name," Jack said. "Yesterday you told me it was Glenfiddich," replied Wallace. "Mine is Shane," I said proudly. They both looked at me. I wasn't proud anymore. " Jack shook his head. "Wine cooler. That's your middle name. " "And Henry," Wallace said, "if anyone asks about the quote the killer used, you have your 'no comments' at the ready.
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