The Last Second: A Novella [NOOK Book]

Overview

Covert agent Zachary Griffin and FBI Special Agent Sydney Fitzpatrick are sidetracked from an ongoing investigation to follow up on a potential lead. In a small Arizona border town, gunrunning and drug trafficking into Mexico are a part of the landscape—but not when they're orchestrated by an officer in uniform. At least that's the story told to agents Griffin and Fitzpatrick.

But the dirty cop is now missing, and his sister says he's innocent, a victim of a corrupt police ...

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The Last Second: A Novella

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Overview

Covert agent Zachary Griffin and FBI Special Agent Sydney Fitzpatrick are sidetracked from an ongoing investigation to follow up on a potential lead. In a small Arizona border town, gunrunning and drug trafficking into Mexico are a part of the landscape—but not when they're orchestrated by an officer in uniform. At least that's the story told to agents Griffin and Fitzpatrick.

But the dirty cop is now missing, and his sister says he's innocent, a victim of a corrupt police department. She is convinced they set him up to take the fall, then killed him, and she can prove it—with help from a highly unusual witness. Suddenly an open-and-shut case seems anything but, and the clock is ticking as Griffin and Fitzpatrick take on an entire police department in a deadly match that could go up in smoke at the last second.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062273734
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/19/2013
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 100
  • Sales rank: 14,607
  • File size: 383 KB

Meet the Author

Robin Burcell is an FBI-trained forensic artist who has worked in law enforcement for over two decades as a police officer, detective, and hostage negotiator. A two-time Anthony Award winner, she is the author of four Sydney Fitzpatrick novels—The Black List, The Dark Hour, The Bone Chamber, and Face of a Killer—as well as four novels featuring SFPD homicide detective Kate Gillespie: Every Move She Makes, Fatal Truth, Deadly Legacy, and Cold Case.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2014

    OK little short story, but not the sort of thing I enjoy

    A lot of action without much logic or meaning. I just wasn't very well-written. This was a very brief story. Of the 48 page file, 15 pages were a sample from another book. When you consider that the first five pages were front matter, the story was less than 30 pages.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2014

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    Waste of time

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2014

    Ok read for a preview

    40 someodd pages

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2014

    Highly Recommend It

    I would read other books by Robin Burcell, because I enjoyed reading this story very much. This would be a good book for readers of mysteries, thrillers & suspense.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2014

    Too Short!

    Just a short story

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2014

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