Strike a Match 1: Serious Crimes
by Frank Tayell
The AIs nearly destroyed the planet. Billions died. The survivors rebuilt. Twenty years later, crime is on the rise, and power is once again a prize worth murdering for.
Police Cadet Ruth Deering, newly assigned to the Serious Crimes Unit, is called to investigate a murder. Soon, she uncovers a counterfeiting ring, and a conspiracy that threatens to destroy their fragile democracy.