About the Author...
During his career in law enforcement, best-selling author David Putnam has done it all: worked in narcotics, violent crimes, criminal intelligence, hostage rescue, SWAT, and internal affairs, to name just a few. He is the recipient of many awards and commendations for heroism. A Fearsome Moonlight Black is the first book in a trilogy. Look for the second book, A Lonesome Blood-Red Sun coming out in 2023. Putnam lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife, Mary.
About the Books...
The Bone Detective Series
A Fearsome Moonlight Black (2022)
A Lonesome Blood-Red Sun (2023)
News and Reviews...
“A cop’s life, whether a rookie or a seasoned detective, is jammed with encounters that are often routine, sometimes disturbing, and all too often life-threateningly dangerous, a grind that takes its toll on personal relationships. A FEARSOME MIDNIGHT BLACK pulls back the curtain and takes the reader into that world with in-your-face clarity.”
DP Lyle, award-winning author of the Jake Longly and Cain/Harper thriller series
“In this lean, fast-moving cop-novel, you're riding shotgun as Dave Beckett goes from a raw, idealistic young newbie deputy to a cynical, world-weary veteran homicide detective...in a compelling case that spans a decade.
You can't fake the realism that underscores every word and scene in this book. Want to know what it's like to be a trainee deputy on patrol in 1979? Then read this book. You will live it...right alongside Dave Beckett, who discovers what it truly means to wear, and embody, the badge. He craves high adventure but discovers the grit, heart-ache and horror of the streets instead. Joseph Wambaugh said you don't work the job, the job works you...and Beckett makes the hard discovery himself, and you're there with him...every grueling step of the way.
You may not have graduated from the sheriff's academy, or patrolled a beat in a squad car, but you'll believe you have after riding the mean streets of San Bernardino County with Dave Beckett.”
Lee Goldberg, bestselling author of the Eve Ronin series
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