Title: The Deepest Wound
Author: Rick Reed
Release Date: April 26, 2016
Publisher: Lyrical Press
”Reed Writes As Only A Cop Can…. Impressive And Dramatic.” –Nelson DeMille
Killing Has Become A Team Sport. To Win The Game, Detective Jack Murphy Will Have To Identify All The Players–Whatever The Cost.
The body parts of a young woman have shown up in the town landfill and homicide detective Jack Murphy is on the case. But when the victim’s identity is revealed, the horrific crime takes an even darker and far more personal turn. Nina Parsons was not only a deputy prosecutor, but the rumored lover of the man Jack’s ex-wife is about to marry: the Chief Deputy Prosecutor. Now Jack must battle not just his own fears and demons, but the political interference that ensues as he fights with all he has to expose the greed and power that can drive even good men to commit evil acts.
Praise for Rick Reed and his novels
“Det. Jack Murphy tracks killers through a political maze of lies, deception and dishonor that leads to a violent, pulse-pounding climax.” –Robert S. Levinson
“Everything you want in a thriller: strong characters, plenty of gory story, witty dialogue, and a narrative that demands you keep turning those pages.” –Book Reporter
“Like The Cruelest Cut, The Coldest Fear is Reed at his thriller best! Reed thrusts the boundaries of his story forward to bring us along on a ride we won’t soon forget!” – Suspense Magazine
“As authentic and scary as crime thrillers get.”–Nelson DeMille
“Put this on your must-read list.”–John Lutz
“A jaw-dropping thriller.”–Gregg Olsen
“A tornado of drama.”–Shane Gericke
Previously published as Final Justice
About The Author
Sergeant Rick Reed (Ret.) is a twenty-plus-year veteran police detective. During his career he successfully investigated numerous high-profile criminal cases, including a serial killer who claimed thirteen victims before strangling and dismembering his fourteenth and last victim. He recounted that story in his acclaimed true-crime book, Blood Trail. Reed spent his last three years on the force as the Commander of the police department’s Internal Affairs Section. He obtained a Masters Degree and upon retiring from the police force, took a fulltime teaching position with a community college. He currently teaches Criminal Justice and writes thrillers. He lives in Evansville, Indiana, with his dog, Belle, and his two cats, Hannibal and Clarice.