Led Astray (A Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 5)

Led Astray (A Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 5)

by Kate C Flora

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Led Astray (A Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 5) by Kate C Flora

Responding to a "shots fired" call at an abandoned warehouse, Detective Joe Burgess realizes his worst nightmare when he finds one rookie officer shot dead and two other officers--one his lieutenant--gravely wounded.

With two brother officers near death, Burgess must race the clock to find and arrest the one person angry enough to seek revenge against the Portland police, before the rookie officer's funeral turns into a killing field.

AWARDS:

Winner of the Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction

REVIEWS:

"Flora pours on the intensity in this criminal, legal and moral maze." ~Kirkus Reviews

"Flora writes cops so convincingly it's hard to imagine she's never worn the badge herself." ~Bruce Robert Coffin, author of Among the Shadows.

THE JOE BURGESS MYSTERIES, in series order

Playing God

The Angel of Knowlton Park

Redemption

And Grant You Peace

Led Astray

"Flora pours on the intensity in this criminal, legal and moral maze." ~Kirkus Reviews

"Flora writes cops so convincingly it's hard to imagine she's never worn the badge herself." ~Bruce Robert Coffin, author of Among the Shadows.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614178866
Publisher: ABN Leadership Group, Inc, dba ePublishing Works!
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Series: A Joe Burgess Mystery , #5
Pages: 306
Sales rank: 1,189,867
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Kate Flora developed her fascination with people's criminal tendencies as a lawyer in the Maine attorney general's office. When Kate isn't writing, or teaching writing at Grub Street in Boston, she can be found in her garden, waging battle against critters, pests, and her husband's lawnmower.

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Led Astray (A Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 5) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Led Astray is book 5 in the Joe Burgess series but could be a stand alone. Have enjoyed all of them but this is definitely the best. Joe reminds me of Andy Sipowitz from NYPD Blue TV series, a little tough but soft hearted. The supporting cast, his family and fellow officers are becoming full fledged characters in their own right. This was tense plotted and moved along quickly, I read it in two settings because I had to know how it ended. I look forward to more in this series. Would recommend to readers of Michael Connelly or lovers of police procedurals.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Led Astray – Kate Flora I received this book (electronic version) at a discounted price from Bookbag, it sounded like my kind of story (I LOVE police procedurals) and I thought for $1.99, I would give it a try. All I can say is WOW! I was not disappointed. I believe I was barely into Chapter 2 when I immediately went to Amazon and purchased the entire series (5 books to date). Joe Burgess is a detective sergeant in Portland, ME, with a reputation for being “Portland’s meanest cop”, who responds to a ‘shots fired’ call and finds mayhem upon his arrival. One officer is dead, and another is gravely wounded, and no one is certain why war is being waged on the police. The ensuing story is mesmerizing as Joe and his team investigate the scene and the situation. As another commanding officer goes missing, Joe and his team struggle to find him, identify and catch the perpetrator and bring peace back to Portland. The characters are memorable, realistic, believable and very enjoyable, with each character enmeshed in their own personal problems as well. The dialogue is true to form and had me laughing out loud at times, as the exhausted investigative crew bantered amongst themselves. If you enjoy Lucas Davenport (Sandford), Alex Cross (Patterson), JP Beaumont (Jance) & Jack Reacher (Child), then you will want to add Joe Burgess to your bookshelves!!
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Best of the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book. Please don't miss this one.