A Love that Kills: A daughter's dilemma by Bob Petrucelli
Approx. 69,500 words.
Published on December 5, 2009.
A highly respected police sergeant lies in a Rhode Island hospital as his family learns he has inoperable, metastasized cancer. Then, in an unbelievable sequence of events, his daughter goes home, gets her father’s revolver, comes back . . . and kills him with a single bullet! The precedent-setting courtroom drama that follows provides the narrative for this intelligently written novel.