Every nine seconds, a woman becomes a victim of domestic violence in the United States. The laws don't do enough to protect these women and their children from the abuse, which will always escalate. Detective Jessica Warren understands all too well how vulnerable women are in abusive relationships. And she's not going to stand by and watch as innocen...more
I was surprised this book can't be found on Goodreads...so I added it! The main character and the plot are the main draws. Jessie, who is a detective and victim of domestic violence herself, is the main character. She is brave, kind, caring, and protective. She embodies all of the qualities one could hope to have in a detective.
The story is quite literally as the summary reads. The reader will follow Jessie as she makes quick, intelligent decisions in particularly hard cases. It is not so easy...more
I was captured by the cover and title of Safehouse and really wanted to read it. You can feel the author's passion about domestic violence as you read, but it doesn't overshadow the story. The detective, Jessica Warren, reflects that passion and directs it. You can feel the helplessness of some of the women trapped in an abusive relationship and the power of some others. The author makes no apologies for his stand and you have to cheer with the crazy,...more
His first book "For A Reason" was good (***) , not the best. However, was filled (each page) with some sort of type- errors which annoyed the heck out of me. I blame the editor and publisher for a very lousy job of proof reading it before it went to print. I am hoping that th...more
Detective Jessica Warren works on domestic abuse cases, because she know all to well what that can be like. She protects the women of abuse with a vengeance, and is the only member of the police force who knows where the safehouse is located. The safehouse is where women and children are taken if the shelter is no longer a safe place for them to stay.
Just not a realistic book.