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Chalk Whispers

Chalk Whispers

A Fey Croaker LAPD Crime Novel

When LAPD homicide detective Fey Croaker is promoted to the elite Robbery-Homicide division, her team's first case plunges them into a deadly investigation rife with betrayal. Not only does it pit them against a daunting list of high-profile suspects and an underground abused-child protection ring, the case also brings to light the legacy of Fey's own abusive father, who may have knowingly put an innocent black activist on death row. That man now claims to hold the key to the current investigation, and "female tough guy" (The Washington Post) Detective Croaker is about to face her darkest demons dead in the eye.
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  • Gallery Books | 
  • 400 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781476777474 | 
  • December 2013
List Price $24.99
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Chapter One

Change was coming. Fey could sense it in the mood of the squad room.

Tall and angular, dressed in his traditional black, Arch Hammersmith paused in the process of typing a follow-up report and swiveled his head to make eye contact with Fey. She shrugged.

The West Los Angeles area detective squad room was full of the normal late-afternoon activity. The CRASH unit was holding a briefing by the robbery unit's desks, and the juvenile unit had three handcuffed delinquents sitting on a low bench in front of the detective lockers.

Devoid of partitions, the squad room was filled with individual clusters of desks.... see more

About the Author

Paul Bishop

Paul Bishop is a twenty-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department. He currently supervises the West Los Angeles Sex Crimes and Major Assault Crimes units. His previous assignments include a three-year tour with the department's Anti-Terrorist Division and ten years' experience in the investigation of sex crimes. Twice honored as Detective of the Year, he has published six novels, including the two previous Fey Croaker procedurals, Kill Me Again and Twice Dead. He lives in Southern California.




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