Additionally uses well-chosen pictures and graphics. Skillfully establishes a context. Attempts to establish the contexts.
It was that complex. Bobby Dodge is a Massachusetts State Trooper who is a sniper called in as part of a crisis team to handle a hostage situation in a wealthy Boston neighborhood.
From a window across the street, he sets up his rifle. He sees a woman, a young boy, and a man with a gun. Catherine Gagnon, the widow of the man Bobby shot, is incredibly beautiful.
She is also manipulative and dangerous. As a young girl, she was kidnapped and sexually molested. She was rescued, and her abuser was put in prison. But she carries some deep scars. Judge Gagnon is having murder charges brought against Bobby unless he lies about what happened the night of the shooting.
And then people begin to die. Who is behind the killings, and why? Bobby knows he should stay away from Catherine, but he also sees her as a woman who needs help.
Can he really help? And can he heal the wounds of his own painful past? Did he do the right thing, or will doubts plague him the rest of his life? This novel is billed as a Detective D. Bobby and Catherine were both well-developed characters. Messed up, but well written.
Actually, there are lots of messed up people in this book. Although I was able to predict some of what happened, I did not know what motivated the characters, at least not all of them, and I liked that.
There were a few minor things, editing errors, which stuck out. Also, the puppy is said to lick the child with a rough tongue.
I know cats have rough tongues; dogs do not. That would have been a wet, sloppy kiss.O’Brien’s explanation of how things turned out for Cross and Martha, twenty years after the war, is his first reference to the fallout of Vietnam.
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