The Intersection of Law and Desire (Micky Knight #3)
In the Big Easy, nothing comes easy, not life, not love . . . not justice. Two cases, one involving an innocent young girl and the other a jaded sophisticate who thinks the rules don't apply to her, lead Micky Knight to a tawdry bar where two streets intersect, the corner of Law and Desire. When Micky finds out what is hidden in the dark rooms behind the bar's façade, she...more
Disclosure: I received a free copy of book 7 in this series in exchange for an honest review. I purchased the rest of the books in the series myself, so am under no particular obligation, but am happy to provide an honest review.
Synopsis: Micky Knight is a lesbian detective who is a little too proud of her toughness. She takes on the case of Cissy, the daughter of a friend, who is believed to be sexually abused, not knowing that it wi...more
There is always so much you can say about a Micky Knight book. Redmann delves into the dark recesses of the human mind in disturbing and exhilarating ways. This continues the evolution of Micky and her ongoing grapple with her past. It's a pretty tough read, the topic is child sexual trafficking, though she does pull some punches. Nothing horribly graphic, but you get the idea, and it's disgusting. "Law and justice aren't the same th...more
This Micky Knight novel, third in the series, goes even deeper in Micky's past and the issues she has because of it. The crime plot centers around child pornography, which isn't easy to read, especially in context with Micky's childhood.
She's such a fascinating character. What makes this one especially good and painful to read is that she closes herself off from her friends, for reasons make se...more
I guess if it got cut in half it'd not really matter for almost nothing happens until after 40% into the book. To put it simply, the first half feels like the filler of fillers. Also there is rather big shift from detective-story ridden, the previous two have been to mediocre-romance book, which I'm not really fond of.
It'd not be so bad and neither is, but Micky...more
Redmann paints a bleak picture, where Micky comes face to face with her own history as the victim of abuse, and battles to keep other girls from the same fate.
At the end of the previous book,Deaths of Jocasta, Micky looked to be getting her lif...more
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Main themes of Redmann's novels are the protagonist's troubled childhood and how it affects her adult life, discrimination based on sexual orientation and alcoholism.
Her novels follow the tradition of hardboiled fiction. Redmann's third book The Intersection of Law a...more