Author: Stephen J. Cannell
ISBN: 13: 978-0-312-36628-5:   10: 0-312-36628-0
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press

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On The Grind, the eighth installment in the Shane Scully crime thriller series by Stephen J. Cannell is packed with suspense, sex, intrigue and plenty of action from cover to cover. Cannell is an Emmy-Award winning writer and the creator or co-creator of over 40 television series including The Rockford Files, 21 Jump Street, The A-Team, Silk Stalkings, Hardcastle and McCormick, Hunter, The Greatest American Hero and The Commish. The Shane Scully Crime series began in 2001 and has produced such novels as The Tin Collectors, Hollywood Tough, White Sister and Three Shirt Deal among many others.

Shane Scully, an LAPD detective who has always been on the right side of the law, finds his life falling apart as he is charged with felony misconduct in a high-profile murder case. Rather than face criminal prosecution and further jeopardize his and the department’s reputation, Scully makes one of the most difficult decisions of his life as he resigns from his long standing job with the Los Angeles Police Department. Scully’s wife Alexa, Chief of the LAPD detectives wants a divorce, colleagues who have always admired him feel betrayed, and Scully’s son Chooch, mortified by his father’s behavior has stopped speaking to him.

In an effort to continue in the work he loves, Scully pursues employment with the Haven Park Police Department near downtown Los Angeles well-known for hiring cops rejected by other departments, and for its corruption all the way down to the mayor’s office. Can this tough as nails cop put up with the emotional and physical abuse that it takes to redeem himself with his family and co-workers? It’s a twisted plot that only gets more intriguing as you read on.

On The Grind is a terrific read that takes the reader on a roller coaster ride of cops, killers, crooked politicians, gang violence and illegal immigrants that depicts the violence and corruption in the Los Angeles area. Cannell is an exemplary storyteller who keeps the reader glued to the page through descriptive language, short sentences, high drama and nonstop action, leaving the reader wanting for more.

Don’t expect to put it down after a couple of chapters, because once you get into this spine chiller you’ll want to read it start to finish. I was hooked from chapter one, kept on going through chapter 33 and couldn’t stop reading until the last dragon was slain! If you’re a fan of Shane Scully you’ll love On The Grind, and if you’re new to the series fasten your seat belt as you’re in for a spectacular ride!

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