Between the end of his marriage and the excessive force complaints against him, Detective Sergeant Mickey Dolan is running out of chances. When a powerful and connected city councilman reports that his wife and two daughters have disappeared, Dolan is assigned the case--knowing full well that his career is riding on the outcome.Read more...
Between the end of his marriage and the excessive force complaints against him, Detective Sergeant Mickey Dolan is running out of chances. When a powerful and connected city councilman reports that his wife and two daughters have disappeared, Dolan is assigned the case--knowing full well that his career is riding on the outcome.
While investigating, Dolan meets Eve Pressman and her remarkable daughter, Grace. Gifted with the ability to bring people out of comas, Grace is reluctant to be thrust into the public eye but determined to help those in need. Eve and Grace may know where Councilman Royster's family is and the terrible truth that sent the three of them into hiding in the first place. Now, Dolan faces the toughest choice of his career: is he still a good cop if he has to do the wrong thing?
- ISBN-13: 9781477822173
- ISBN-10: 1477822178
- Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
- Publish Date: April 2015
- Page Count: 254
- Dimensions: 8.05 x 6.41 x 0.63 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.83 pounds
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2015-02-09
- Reviewer: Staff
Ford (Chump Change) turns the traditional cops vs. robbers conflict on its head in this well-written thriller set in a nameless city. Grace Pressman has the ability to bring patients in comas back to the world of the conscious. Her mother, Eve Pressman, runs the Women’s Transitional Center, a haven for battered women that’s willing to flout the law for the safety of women and their children. The center’s most recent rescued family is Cassie Royster and her school-age daughters, Tessa and Maddy. The girls’ father, Edwin Royster, a city councilman with enough clout to have sealed the court testimony of his daughters’ detailed description of their abuse at his hands, thinks the center helped them disappear. Royster wants Det. Sgt. Mickey Dolan to locate Tessa and Maddy, but Dolan is unwilling to return them to an abuser like Royster. Ford skillfully balances portraits of the players while painting in gray the blurry lines between duty and morality. Agent: Lisa Erbach Vance, Aaron Priest Literary Agency. (Apr.)