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Beyond the Truth: A Detective Byron Mystery (A John Byron Novel #3) (Paperback)
Maine Sunday Telegram #1 Bestseller * An Agatha Award Nominee for Best Contemporary Novel
"A gripping atmospheric thriller that finds the dark side of Portland, Maine. The Detective Byron mystery series is one of the finest to arrive in a long time." —#1 New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston
In this latest enthralling mystery from #1 bestselling author Bruce Robert Coffin, Detective Sergeant John Byron faces the greatest challenge of his career.
When a popular high school senior is shot by police following a late night robbery, chaos ensues. The actions of the officer are immediately called into question. Amid community protests, political grandstanding, department leaks, and reluctant witnesses, Byron and his team must work quickly to find the missing pieces.
And when an attempt is made on the officer’s life, Byron shifts into overdrive, putting everything on the line. Was the attack merely retribution or something more sinister? The search for the truth may come at a price not even Byron can afford.
About the Author
Bruce Robert Coffin is a retired police detective sergeant and bestselling author of the Detective Byron Mysteries. He lives and writes in Maine.
“A superbly realistic, tense, and exciting novel.”
— REED FARREL COLEMAN, New York Times bestselling author
“Beyond the Truth is a gripping atmospheric thriller that finds the dark side of Portland, Maine, like John Sandford does for Minneapolis or Michael Connelly for Los Angeles. These books are absolutely superb, beautifully plotted. I can’t recommend them highly enough.”
— DOUGLAS PRESTON, #1 bestselling co-author of the Pendergast series
“You will not want to stop reading once you start.”
— Bangor Daily News
“ A fast-paced, suspenseful, detailed and thoroughly convincing police procedural with a stunningly believable and timely plot.”
— Kennebec Journal
“Exciting. ... [Coffin] is a great mystery writer. ... Well-written... believable, and thought-provoking.”
— Journal Tribune