Playing God (A Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 1) by Kate FloraPlaying God (A Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 1) by Kate Flora

Playing God (A Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 1)

byKate Flora

Paperback | May 27, 2014

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"Joe Burgess is the most realistically drawn and memorable police detective I've encountered in years. This is as much a moral fable as it is a whodunit." ~Edward Morris, Verified Reviewer

On an icy February night, the body of Steven Pleasant, a prominent Portland, Maine physician, grows cold in his parked Mercedes. All signs point to a john killed by a disgruntled hooker: his pants are unzipped, wallet is gone, and the good doctor has a reputation for entertaining girls in his car.

But the deeper Detective Sergeant Joe Burgess digs, the muddier the case becomes. While juggling hookers, wives, ex-wives, fathers, stepfathers, dealers and doctors, a nurse on Pleasant's staff suggests another angle-disgruntled patients.

Now, ensconced in the darkness of a sleeping hospital, Burgess comes face-to-face with ghosts from his past and must decide what being a detective really means.

"If Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch lived in Maine, he'd be Joe Burgess." ~Verified Reviewer

"It was the emotion that gripped me as a reader and as a person. Kate Flora has accomplished what very few authors are able to do, she made me believe." ~Michael S., Verified Reviewer

Playing God
The Angel of Knowlton Park
And Grant You Peace
Led Astray
A Child Shall Lead Them
A World of Deceit

Title:Playing God (A Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 1)Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:414 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.92 inShipping dimensions:8 × 5 × 0.92 inPublished:May 27, 2014Publisher:ABN Leadership Group, Inc, dba ePublishing Works!Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1614175802

ISBN - 13:9781614175803