Too Dark to Sleep (Paperback)
Brayer Publishing, LLC, 9780985954109, 381pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2012
What if you lost everything? Maggie Quinn has nothing left. Raised by a father who was a troubleshooter for the Outfit, she has an ironically solid foundation as a Violent Crimes detective for the Chicago Police. With the highest solve rate in the city, she's also the best person to unravel a recent string of strangulations. But nothing prepares Maggie Quinn for the death of her only child, loss of her job and the darkness that follows. Quinn now lives with the dark an intimate, stalking darkness. And, she carries a relentless need to catch the one person she knows committed these gruesome murders. But did he really do it? Or is Quinn's tormented mind pushing her to ruin the life of an innocent man? This is not a dream and there are no rules. Note from the publisher: Too Dark to Sleep is a gritty, character-driven crime fiction novel set in modern day Chicago. Three years in the making, it is a mature work that combines elements of a traditional psychological thriller with an entirely original protagonist, Maggie Quinn. Maggie was the top homicide detective in Chicago's Area One before a devastating loss. Now struggling through personal demons to face each day, Quinn becomes obsessed with solving her last case for the department that now bars her from wearing a badge. Avid readers of crime fiction, noir or psychological thrillers will find Too Dark to Sleep a fresh take on their favorite genre. This is the first book in a gripping new series and not to be missed.