Item description for Real Enemy (Sophie Trace Trilogy V1) by Kathy Herman...
Overview Work has become Police Chief Brill Jessup's favorite distraction from trying to forgive her husband's infidelity. But when seven people in her town go missing, her tireless investigation threatens her family and she's forced to confront the real enemy.
From Publishers Weekly Bookstore owner turned novelist Herman delivers a competent suspense novel that will please fans of police procedurals. After 18 years with the Memphis police, Brill Jessup is almost immediately handed a challenge as new chief of the police force of a small town nestled in the Smoky Mountains. People go missing, one by one, and townsfolk are more than ready to believe that an old legend about vengeful displaced Cherokee accounts for the mystery. Meanwhile Brills home life is in tatters; she has stayed with her unfaithful husband Kurt for the sake of their daughter but resolutely refuses to forgive despite his remorse. Brill is an intriguing, flawed character and several townspeople supply local color, though the Jessups neighbors the Masinos seem improbably saintly. A Bible verse about evil forms an epigraph and credibly motivates some action in this police thriller. Some of the exposition is slightly clunky, but on the whole things move along briskly, and the novelist will have readers waiting for the next installment in this trilogy. (Mar.) Copyright 2009 Reed Business Information.
Citations And Professional Reviews Real Enemy (Sophie Trace Trilogy V1) by Kathy Herman has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 02/01/2009 page 62
Romantic Times - 03/01/2009 page 72
CBA Retailers - 03/01/2009 page 28
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Studio: David C. Cook
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.7" Height: 0.98" Weight: 0.98 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2009
Publisher David C. Cook
Series Sophie Trace Trilogy
Series Number 1
ISBN 1434767868 ISBN13 9781434767868
Availability 0 units.
More About Kathy Herman
Kathy Herman has written fourteen novels, including CBA bestsellers Tested by Fire, All Things Hidden, and The Real Enemy. Now retired from her family s Christian bookstore business, Kathy and her husband, Paul, have three grown children and five grandchildren and live in Tyler, Texas.
Kathy Herman currently resides in Tyler, in the state of Texas.
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