But the dead won’t let him go, just yet.
He and his partner, Detective Joe Hagan, from the Vicious Crimes Unit, are sent to investigate a murder in the rural farming communities of Illinois. With few clues and forensic evidence left at the scene, Damien has little to work with.
After a second girl is found, an FBI profiler is assigned to the case.
Not only must Damien deal with the mounting pressures that a serial killer may be living in their backyard; he must also deal with the FBI looking over his shoulder, questioning his every move.
Tensions rise reaching their breaking point, as Damien and his team uncover information that will rip this tight-knit community’s vision of small-town America to shreds.
And begs the question, do you really know your neighbors?
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Lt. Damien Kaine stands over the mutilated body of Father Shri Mandahari. A note left by the killer indicates the Catholic Church is keeping secrets.
Someone wants those secrets exposed and the Church will do whatever it can to keep that from happening.
Even if it means, they are protecting a killer.
As the investigation unfolds, Damien finds himself and those closest to him in danger, and he will protect those he loves at all costs.
It's that desperation that puts him and his partner Detective Joe Hagan in a situation with deadly consequences.
All this leads to one question, can God really protect His flock?
Bottle in hand, she tiptoes to the other side of the house, sneaks up to the crib, looks in. A wave of panic grips her as her real nightmare begins. Inside the crib, there is no baby.
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Would you help, would you run, or would you just watch?
When a young woman is brutally assaulted by two men on the subway, her cries for help fall on the deaf ears of onlookers too terrified to get involved, her misery ended with the crushing stomp of a steel-toed boot. A cell phone video of her vicious murder, callously released on the Internet, its popularity a testament to today’s depraved society, serves as a trigger, pulled a year later, for a killer.
Emailed a video documenting the final moments of a woman’s life, entertainment reporter Aynslee Kai, rather than ask why the killer chose her to tell the story, decides to capitalize on the opportunity to further her career. Assigned to the case is Hayden Eldridge, a detective left to learn the ropes by a disgraced partner, and as videos continue to follow victims, he discovers they were all witnesses to the vicious subway murder a year earlier, proving sometimes just watching is fatal.
From USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy comes Depraved Difference, a fast-paced murder suspense novel with enough laughs, heartbreak, terror and twists to keep you on the edge of your seat, then knock you flat on the floor with an ending so shocking, you’ll read it again just to pick up the clues.
USA Today bestselling author J. Robert Kennedy’s novels are ideal for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, James Rollins, Tom Clancy, and James Patterson, and those who enjoy intense action and intrigue with a healthy dose of humor and a touch of romance. Readers interested in action adventure, archaeological mysteries, historical fiction, men’s adventure, conspiracies and ancient mysteries, will love the James Acton Thrillers. If spies and espionage is your thing, then check out the CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane Thrillers for riveting tradecraft action. And for those who prefer the team approach and Special Forces, check out the Delta Force Unleashed series for exciting military thrills. Or maybe you just feel like a mystery? Check out the Detective Shakespeare Mysteries for dark, intense psychological thrillers. Into the Templars? Then the Templar Detective Thrillers are for you!
When a prominent political figure is murdered, Lieutenant Damien Kaine realizes the lengths some will go to in order to get what they want.
Damien's high-profile family and ties to the future Governor, only complicate a case that is fast becoming a struggle against one of Chicago’s oldest and most powerful families.
As the bodies begin to pile up, evidence shows a connection to a case he and his partner Detective Joe Hagan had five years ago at the 17th precinct.
The FBI and Division Central are rushing Damien to close the case.
Not sure whom they can trust, Damien and Joe must close ranks and rely on each other.
As they get closer to the real meaning of the gruesome string of murders, not only does Damien and Joe have a target on their backs, but so do those they care about.
And a killer who will stop at nothing to remove Damien from the case, permanently.
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