Power on Her Own

A Mystery

Kate Power Mysteries (Volume 1)

Judith Cutler

Minotaur Books

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Introducing Birmingham Detective Sergeant Kate Power, exiled from London's Metropolitan Police by personal tragedy and making a new start in the distant outpost of Birmingham CID. Her new Brummie bosses are good men, for the most part, but they can't seem to let their new female colleague alone long enough to get on with her job. Kate is anxious to lose herself in her work, and before too long a case comes along that will consume her in a way she could never have imagined.

Young boys are being abducted, abused, and murdered on her patch, and she feels intense personal and professional pressure to catch those responsible. Kate must navigate the unfamiliar channels of power in male-dominated Birmingham; are her colleagues being deliberately obstructive or simply dragging their feet? Soon she is forced to make an important decision: Should she follow the conventional line of enquiry, toe the company line, and work as part of the team, or should she strike out on her own, reputation be damned?

Kate's got her work cut out for her, but she's a tough young cop who's seen a lot in her brief career and no one, not a heavy-handed supervisor or a vicious killer, is going to stop her from surviving, and thriving, in Birmingham. Power on Her Own is a taut, gritty cop novel from talented crime writer Judith Cutler.

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Kate strode down the endless corridors. OK, they'd scored a hit. They'd sent her to the back of beyond to collect a set of files. She'd bet no such fries had ever existed. Everyone must have been in on it-whoever she spoke to referred her to someone else on a far distant floor. She grinned even as she cursed herself for falling for the trick: the sort of thing you'd do to anyone new to the squad, just to test them.

So why was no one in the office when she went back in? The phone started to ring. Who the hell had been stupid enough to put it right at the back of the

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Judith Cutler

Judith Cutler was born and raised in the city she writes about, Birmingham. She is a past secretary of the British Crime Writers' Association and taught for many years at Birmingham University. She lives in Kent, England.

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Power on Her Own
A Mystery
Judith Cutler

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
April 2007
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ISBN: 9781429972635
ISBN10: 1429972637
288 pages
$7.99
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