Trigger (Frank Marr #3) doc ä Hardcover

ebook Û ¶ David Swinson

Back into the world of dirty cops and suspicious drug busts running in the same circles that enabled his addiction those years agoNever one to play by the rules Frank recruits a young man he nearly executed years before Together a good man trying not to go bad and a bad man trying to do good detective and criminal charge headfirst into the DC drug wars Neither may make it ou This was just a bit too depressing for me It is about Frank an ex cop who is retired mainly because he was addicted to cocaine and is now doing his own investigations He has a sort of vigilante approach to drug dealers and their abodes raiding them for drugs and cash before disposing of the drugs and keeping the cash All very altruistic but he is battling with his inner demons when it comes to the addiction An old friend is involved in a shooting of a young black teenager and Frank is brought in to help investigate the surrounding circumstancesA good police procedural with grit and some really good bits but there just weren't enough shocks and twists to keep me enthralled for the length of the bookGlad I read it and not a wasted read but I probably won't read this again wwwthebeautifulbookbreakcom

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Trigger Frank Marr #3 Forced to retire from the D C police newly minted PI Frank Marr is recovering from rock bottom when a friend asks for help and now he must revisit the dark drug fueled world he left behindOstracized by his family after a botched case that led to the death of his baby cousin Jeffrey Frank was on a collision course with catastrophe Now clean and clinging hard to sobriety he's Trigger by David Swinson is the third novel in the Frank Marr series Frank Marr is a private investigator forced into early retirement out of the Washingon DC metro police department for drug and alcohol abuse while working as a drug investigatorFamiliar characters in the previous two novels reappear and in this novel Marr is investigating the shooting death of a teenager by his best friend and current police officer Al Luna Luna swears the teenager was armed with a handgun but no firearm was found at the scene and with the highly politicized environment things don't look promising for Luna however Marr believes Luna when Luna swears the teenager was armed with a handgunIn the previous review of the first novel The Second Girl it was felt the Marr character lacked likability In Trigger and previously in Crime Song Swinson has realistically added attributes to the Marr character that does increase reader care when it comes to what happens to Marr One thing that is enjoyable for this reader when it comes to novels in a series is when there is a realistic progression of growth in the characters Swinson has done that with his characters especially that of Frank Marr In Trigger Swinson also adds layers of morality and redemption where violence does have victims and in ways often found in novels by authors such as George Pelecanos Recommended for those that enjoy police procedurals and crime novels with meaning

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Trigger (Frank Marr, #3) doc ä Hardcover Á Forced to retire from the D C police newly minted PI Frank Marr is recovering from rock bottom when a friend asks for help and now he must revisit the dark drug fueled world he left behindOstracized by his family after a botched case that led to the death of his baby cousin Jeffrey Frank was onBarely eking out a living as a private investigator for a defense attorney who also happens to be his ex girlfriend Frank passes the time and tests himself by robbing the houses of local dealers taking their cash and flushing their drugs down the toilet But when an old friend from his police days needs Frank's help to prove he didn't shoot an unarmed civilian Frank is drawn I'm stronger but weakness is always trying to find a way in Frank MarrDemonsThey are those things that clutch at us strangle us force us to obey themThey control us with great delight and finally they own usFrank Marr has some mean ugly hungry demons after his soulThis is the books description on the inside flap'Frank Marr was a good cop until his addiction to cocaine and alcohol forced him into early retirement'Not liking this book because of all the drug abuse foul language and depressing tone makes no sense What did you expect? Mister Rogers neighborhood?A gritty grimy unapologetic book