The Sticking Place (Paperback)
Hellgate Press, 9781555716769, 232pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2011
List Price: 19.95*
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It's 1978 in America's Finest City--San Diego, California--and one rookie cop is learning the hardest lessons the streets have to teach.Luke Jones--a recently graduated, Shakespeare quoting literature major--is about to discover that dealing with crooks is the easiest part of his new job. For here, in a world populated by people ruled by their obsessions, Luke's strong will and quick tongue alienate many of his senior officers and he must fight to be accepted. Although eventually labeled a hero, his success comes at great cost.The Sticking Place is the first in the Luke Jones series, which follows one cop's career from rookie to retirement.
About the Author
T.B. Smith served as a police officer for 27-years with the City of San Diego and San Diego Unified School District Police Departments. He retired as a lieutenant in 2003, after being injured in an on-duty traffic accident. He's a graduate of San Diego State University, where he studied English Literature and creative writing. He currently lives in Ashland, Oregon.