Publisher: Walter Glenn Publishing
The murder of a prominent politician with an unsavory past. A detective grieving the loss of his wife.As Detective Drexel Pierce struggles to overcome the mysterious death of his wife, the murder of a city alderman, Hal “the Bull” Nye, and its investigation threatens Pierce’s career. Found in his secure high-rise condominium, with no obvious mechanism of death, what killed the Bull may be as mysterious as who killed him. The lone clue that could expose the killer is a cryptic message burned into a desk. While Drexel’s commander pushes to arrest the Bull’s young girlfriend to please the politicians and media, he seeks out the truth, following a trail of mobsters, rivals, and pasts best forgotten. As the machinery of investigation closes in on the Bull’s young girlfriend, Drexel risks it all to save her and save his illusions of a society that believes in truth.THE SHATTERED ...