Death Knell

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NYPD Homicide Detective John Keegan thought he was done with high profile cases. His next case, the murder of Konstantin K-Drugs Volkyv, seems like a worthless investigation into the untimely death of a drug dealer who had it coming. Not long into the case, Keegan gets the sense he s in deep once again. Even he doesn t realize the case will turn his whole life upside down. The investigation into Volkyv s death exposes a criminal underground and a vigilante s plot to avenge his family. The victims are all criminals and Keegan must remind himself of his duty and not his emotional reaction to the occupations of the murdered. Keegan s life will be torn apart after doing something every cop fears: killing in the line of duty. He s partnered again with Rick Calhill, a man destroyed by the murderous rampage and subsequent suicide of his wife. While working the case, Calhill will try to piece his life back together and prove his worth to the department. Death will reach two people close to Keegan, causing him to question his beliefs and his purpose. It will all lead to a final confrontation with the vigilante where Keegan must be willing to risk his own life to solve the most important case of his career. He thought the academy prepared him for everything. His superiors led him each step of the way. Now, he is alone.

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Death Knell

Submitted: February 22, 2007

NYPD Homicide Detective John Keegan thought he was done with high profile cases. His next case, the murder of Konstantin K-Drugs Volkyv, seems like a worthless investigation into the untimely death of a drug dealer who had it coming. Not long into the case, Keegan gets the sense he s in deep once again. Even he doesn t realize the case will turn his whole life upside down. The investigation into Volkyv s death exposes a criminal underground and a vigilante s plot to avenge his family. The victims are all criminals and Keegan must remind himself of his duty and not his emotional reaction to the occupations of the murdered. Keegan s life will be torn apart after doing something every cop fears: killing in the line of duty. He s partnered again with Rick Calhill, a man destroyed by the murderous rampage and subsequent suicide of his wife. While working the case, Calhill will try to piece his life back together and prove his worth to the department. Death will reach two people close to Keegan, causing him to question his beliefs and his purpose. It will all lead to a final confrontation with the vigilante where Keegan must be willing to risk his own life to solve the most important case of his career. He thought the academy prepared him for everything. His superiors led him each step of the way. Now, he is alone. Read Chapter


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