A Dream of Death (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1)

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OPP Detective Lincoln Munroe is coming up empty. As a serial killer terrorizes the area surrounding London, Canada, Lincoln finds himself at a standstill waiting for the perfect killer to make his first mistake. While the body count rises without any leads, Lincoln is haunted by dreams of discovering skeletal remains in the forest beneath a bloody knife - dreams with a link to a decades-old crime. More
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About Harrison Drake

Harrison Drake is the pseudonym of a Canadian writer and career police officer who has chosen anonymity in order to protect a safe, secure and quiet lifestyle for his family. The author’s next crime novel will focus heavily on police corruption and the author wishes to be able to write freely and without fear of reprisal.

The author is hard at work on numerous other writing projects in numerous other genres.
If he can’t be found at home, playing with his children or sitting in his lonely writer’s garret, he’ll be outside, gazing up at the night sky and searching for answers.

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Review by: John Blandly on Sep. 21, 2017 :
Very good writer--heavy detail--deep crime fiction. Dark.
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Review by: Jay Dub on May 27, 2016 :
Really interesting read. I'm quite fussy when it comes to books and can be turned off pretty quickly if something isn't written the way I like or there are a lot of mistakes, but this one ticked all the boxes. My only issue with this one is that the main character cheated on his wife!
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Review by: catghost on Feb. 12, 2014 : (no rating)
This book started off as a good, but not exceptional, police procedure mystery. However, about a third of the way through it started to morph into a psychological come tangled relationship novel. I don't really like the latter plus I didn't like the, first person, protagonist. This meant that I ended up forcing myself to finish this book.

That said the book itself was well written and the characters believable so if you like this sort of book its well worth a read.
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Review by: Audrey Driscoll on Nov. 2, 2013 :
The strength of this book is the author's inside knowledge of police procedures and what it's like to be a cop. In the middle of a serial murder investigation, the main character, Lincoln Munroe, has to deal with nightmares and a host of personal issues. All these elements work together to produce a gripping read. The ending is only partially resolved, which creates a reason to check out the other books in the series.
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Review by: J.R. Ayers on May 20, 2013 :
Loved this book. The detailed police procedural work and investgative techniques were so interesting and the character development was ompelling as well.
Overall, a fine read. Can't wait for more.
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Review by: Jay Patterson on March 30, 2013 :
Excellent. The lead character, Lincoln Munroe, chases a serial killer and his own personal demons and failings in this well written story. The ending was unexpected and make me feel for the man who was fighting his past and trying to rebuild his future. I recommend it.
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Review by: Jon Olson on June 11, 2012 :
A great read! Very detailed accounts of police work without confusing or boring the reader. The conclusion with The Strangler seemed a bit rushed but it fit the story regardless. I'm looking forward to future writings from this author!
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Review by: B.J. Price on June 10, 2012 :
Realistically told crime drama. The character of Lincoln Munroe is well established and I am looking foward to more of how his life plays out.
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