Homicide detective partners Barbara Lassiter and Susan Martinez return in this third edition of the Lassiter/Martinez Case Files series.
Called in to investigate a mysterious death in a retirement center, Lassiter and Martinez find themselves entangled in a case that might very well involve multiple murders committed by a psychopathic killer. The deeper they get into their investigation, the more complex and dangerous the case becomes, threatening the lives of the detectives and their loved ones. Political and bureaucratic machinations within the detectives’ department and the involvement of organized crime only make their jobs more difficult.
Award-Winning, Amazon #1 Best-Selling author Joseph Badal offers up another suspenseful, unputdownable tale, with twists and turns that will put and keep the reader on a roller coaster ride of drama, action, and emotion from the first to the last page.
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“Another great book, leaves you looking for the next chapter.”
Five Star Review on Amazon By Camino Real
The 3rd book in the series really reflects the ups and downs in the flow of actual Police work. I really enjoyed the true to life story line that is not out of realm to realty. I am looking forward to book 4 to see where this story line goes. The author has a great feeling in all of his books that keeps you glued to the story and making it hard to put down. I am looking forward to the next adventure.
About the Author
Joseph Badal grew up in a family where story-telling had been passed down from generation to generation.
Prior to a long finance career, including a 16-year stint as a senior executive and board member of a NYSE-listed company, Joe served for six years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army in critical, highly classified positions in the U.S. and overseas, including tours of duty in Greece and Vietnam, and earned numerous military decorations.
He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in business and graduated from the Defense Language Institute, West Coast and from Stanford University Law School’s Director College.
Joe is an Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author, with 13 published suspense novels, including six books in the Danforth Saga series, two books in the Curtis Chronicles series, two books in the Lassiter/Martinez Case Files series, and three stand-alones. He has been recognized as “One of The 50 Best Writers You Should Be Reading.” His books have received two Tony Hillerman Awards for Best Fiction Book of the Year, been top prize winners on multiple occasions in the Mystery/Thriller category in the New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards competition, received medals from the Military Writers Society of America, and Finalist honors in the International Book Awards.
His next novel, Natural Causes, the third in the Lassiter/Martinez Case Files series, will be released by Suspense Publishing in April 2019.
Joe has written short stories which were published in the “Uncommon Assassins,” “Someone Wicked,” and “Insidious Assassins” anthologies. He has also written dozens of articles that have been published in various business and trade journals and is a frequent speaker at business, civic, and writers’ events. To learn more, visit his website at www.JosephBadalBooks.com.
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