Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Teaser Tuesday: Shallow Grave by Brian Thiem

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by The Purple Booker. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Every homicide investigator's worst nightmare was being assigned the murder of a fellow officer and failing to solve it. He could have the most spectacular career, but being the detective that didn't clear a brother cop's murder would become his legacy.
This week I am reading Shallow Grave by Brian Thiem. I got this eARC from NetGalley. Here is the description from Amazon:
When the Oakland coroner’s office uncovers a body buried in a shallow grave in the outskirts of the city, homicide sergeant Matt Sinclair expects to find a drug dealer caught in the crosshairs of a turf war. Instead, the victim is identified as Phil Roberts, the commander of the police department’s intelligence unit and Sinclair’s former partner.

Police brass want to pin the murder on a dead member of an outlaw motorcycle gang and they want the case closed quickly, but Sinclair and his current partner, Cathy Braddock, aren’t satisfied with that answer. As Sinclair delves into the details of Roberts’s past, secrets from his work and personal life come to the surface--secrets that some people will go to any length to keep buried. But Sinclair won’t stop until he finds the truth, even if it means sacrificing his former partner’s reputation and possibly his own career.

With Shallow Grave, Brian Thiem brings back his beloved detective for a thrilling third adventure in his acclaimed police procedural series.


  1. Ah, I can imagine how horrendous that kind of murder would be! Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: “THE CHILD”

  2. I love police procedurials and this sounds like a good series. Thanks for sharing it.

    My TT from The House On Devil's Bar


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