Award-winning author Robin Burcell is the author of four Kate Gillespie books and five Sydney Fitzpatrick books.
The Last Good Place
Robin Burcell uses her experience as a cop, hostage negotiator, FBI-trained forensic artist and the author of award-winning thrillers to continue Carolyn Weston's groundbreaking series of books which were the basis for the hit TV show "The Streets of San Francisco."
Sgt. Al Krug and his younger, college-educated partner Casey Kellog are investigating a string of strangulation killings when another victim is found at the Presidio...but a surprising, violent incident at the crime scene makes them wonder if everything is what it seems. The two miss-matched cops, with sharply conflicting approaches to detective work, are under intense pressure to get results. It's a race-against-the-clock investigation that propels them into the deadly intersection of politics, real estate, media and vice... the fertile, fog-shrouded killing field of a ruthless murderer.
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The Sydney Fitzpatrick Novels
The Kill Order
FBI Special Agent Sydney Fitzpatrick has recovered a list of seemingly random,
supposedly indecipherable numbers, which pose an immediate threat to national
security -- and anyone caught with this code in their possession is terminated with
extreme prejudice. When a young woman with eidetic memory sees the numbers, Sydney
and her partner Zachary Griffin must protect her -- and what she knows -- at all costs. For
if the code falls into enemy hands, it could devastate the entire country's infrastructure --
and even ignite a world war.
The Last Second
An e-book exclusive "novella" (November 2013)
Covert agent Zachary Griffin and FBI Special Agent Sydney Fitzpatrick are sidetracked from an ongoing investigation to follow up a potential lead. In a small Arizona border town, gun running and drug trafficking into Mexico are a part of the landscape -- but not when it's orchestrated by an officer in uniform. At least that's the story told to agents Griffin and Fitzpatrick.
But the dirty cop is now missing, and his sister says he is innocent, a victim of a corrupt police department. She is convinced they set him up to take the fall, then killed him, and she can prove it -- with help from a highly unusual witness. Suddenly an open-and-shut case seems anything but, and the clock is ticking as they take on an entire police department in a deadly match that could go up in smoke at the last second.
The Black List
The first death was ruled an accident. But when a second accountant from A.D.E. -- a popular relief organization that resettles East African refugees -- turns up dead, FBI Special Agent and forensic artist Sydney Fitzpatrick is called in to lend her expertise in an increasingly troubling case.
The Dark Hour
A high-profile killing has brought FBI Special Agent and forensic artist Sydney Fitzpatrick to Amsterdam -- even as the assassination of a prominent U.S. senator rocks the political world.
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The Last Good Place
"Robin Burcell has expertly updated the Krug & Kellogg series for old and new readers alike. She knows her stuff and puts it to good use in this entertaining and authentic police procedural" —Alafair Burke, New York Times Bestselling Author of All Day and a Night
"A whip-smart, fast-paced tale with more twists and turns than a San Francisco street, The Last Good Place is a terrific read. Robin Burcell is a true pro!" —Alison Gaylin, USA Today Bestselling Author
"Burcell brilliantly revisits Weston's cop duo and delivers a modern, dark, twisting tale of murder and deception with a puzzle that will keep you guessing until the end," —Jamie Freveletti, Author of Robert Ludlum's The Geneva Strategy
"The Last Good Place is a fabulous reboot of a beloved classic. With smart, clever writing and an elegant plot, Robin Burcell has nailed it. All hail the reincarnation of Krug and Kellog," —J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of What Lies Behind
"Robin Burcell, both a writing and law enforcement veteran, takes hold of novelist Carolyn Weston's baton to create a twisty mystery worthy of the iconic team's homicide investigation. The streets of San Francisco come alive in this new installment, and I hope that there are more to come. A definite winner!" —Naomi Hirahara, Edgar Award winning author of Murder on Bamboo Lane