Price of Justice by Alan Brenham

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When straight-arrow detective Jason Scarsdale unwittingly befriends a woman secretly bent on murderous revenge, he's drawn into a web of malice that teaches him the value of breaking the rules. Scarsdale, a recent widower, struggles to put his life back together while raising a young daughter. Assigned to investigate the death of a man he had arrested, Scarsdale uncovers new evidence indicating the man was innocent. But his investigation is hindered by a crooked police commander who aids the real killer and by a crime analyst who witnessed the slaying, yet conceals her involvement to hide a life-threatening secret. Just when Scarsdale thought things couldn't get any worse, the killer abducts his daughter and the analyst is kidnapped by a man from her past.
 

About Alan Brenham

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Alan Brenham is the pseudonym of Alan Behr, an American author and attorney. He served as a law enforcement officer before earning a law degree from Baylor University and worked as a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney for twenty-two years. His travels took him to several European and Middle Eastern countries, Alaska and almost every island in the Caribbean. He resided in Germany for a few years. Alan and his wife, Lillian, currently live in the Austin, Texas area.
 
Published November 26, 2013 by Black Opal Books. 291 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Scarsdale’s investigations into two homicides take him into the seedy world of child pornography (where he runs afoul of his superiors), where a variety of lowlifes and petty criminals are all linked by a mysterious figure known only as the CEO.

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What no one knew at the time was that Dani, originally from Germany, had killed the man who murdered her daughter.

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City Book Review

From there, Kara and Jason work together to track down the real killer, break up the group of pedophiles working in Austin, and fight internal attempts from within their own police department to stop them from finding out too much about the people involved.

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The chapters told from Dani’s perspective are through her eyes in first person, but the chapters from Jason or anyone else’s POV is in third person.

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