1) Thrill kill
Oakland homicide sergeant Matt Sinclair recognizes the dead woman hanging from a tree as a teenage runaway named Dawn he arrested ten years before. Sinclair and his partner, Cathy Braddock soon learn that many of Dawn's clients, not to mention the local and federal officials who protect them, will go to any length to keep the police from digging too deep into her past. When the killer goes public, Sinclair and Braddock uncover the secrets Dawn was...
When a teenager from a wealthy suburb outside of Oakland, California is dumped at an inner city bus stop, homicide detective Matt Sinclair catches the case. It's his first since being bumped to desk duty for a bust that went south fast. With few leads and plenty of attention, it's the worst kind of case to help him get back up to speed. It only gets worse as the bodies start to pile up -- first at the same bus bench, then around the city.
When the Oakland coroner's office uncovers a body buried in a shallow grave in the outskirts of the city, homicide sergeant Matt Sinclair expects to find a drug dealer caught in the crosshairs of a turf war. Instead, the victim is identified as Phil Roberts, the commander of the police department's intelligence unit and Sinclair's former partner. Police brass want to pin the murder on a dead member of an outlaw motorcycle gang and they want the case...