- Lauren Starkley is a mother and one of San Francisco’s finest. Known for finding clues that others miss, she is pitted against a serial rapist targeting teenage girls, including a close friend of her daughter, Courtney. As Lauren gets closer to unraveling the truth, the danger to herself and her daughter escalates. Hunting him, Lauren becomes the hunted. Can Lauren find the rapist before Courtney is another Pretty Corpse?
“Well conceived and intelligently executed, Pretty Corpse is a gripping police thriller. In Patrol Officer Lauren Starkley, Linda Berry gives us a strong and intelligent protagonist, one who is determined to see the job completed—even if that means jeopardizing her career . . . The pace and dialog both move along smartly. Pretty Corpse is a must-read for any fan of suspense and thrillers.”—Dave Edlund, author of the award-winning Peter Savage action/political thrillers
“Berry brings her big city cops to life with jolting excitement and vivid detail.”—Paul Bacon, Author of Bad Cop: New York’s Least Likely Police Officer Tells All