K9 Officer Brinna Caruso wants to save and protect all the innocents in the world no matter what the cost. Suspended for disobeying a direct order and up against a town council that is considering whether to continue funding her K9 dog, she questions her career choice.
When the body of a young woman is found in the river with a mysterious tattoo on her hip, homicide detective Jack O’Reilly asks for Brinna’s help. It is soon clear that the victim’s death is more than a random act of violence, and Brinna must deal with issues from her past that threaten to overwhelm her.
A police procedural, Visible Threat delves into the evils of human trafficking. As a retired police officer, author Janice Cantore provides an accurate behind-the-scenes view of law enforcement and the challenges associated with solving cases. Through well-written dialogue and effective plot twists, the reader is quickly drawn into a story that sensitively yet realistically deals with a difficult topic. Teens would enjoy the story as well, but it should be read with discussion in mind regarding the topic of human trafficking.
by Christian Library Journal
Officer Brinna Caruso wants perfection—perfect justice and a perfect world. She wants to save and protect all the innocents in the world, no matter the cost.
Orphaned and struggling to get by, Ivana and her sister left Bulgaria for America with dreams of a better life. But since they arrived in Long Beach, everything they were promised has turned out to be a lie.
After a dead girl is found in the river with a mysterious tattoo on her hip, homicide detective Jack O’Reilly asks for Brinna’s help. Unaware of the depths of evil that will be uncovered, Brinna finds herself flung into a dangerous frontier—an organized human trafficking ring.